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The Resource Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63, Taylor Branch

Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63, Taylor Branch

Label
Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63
Title
Parting the waters
Title remainder
America in the King years, 1954-63
Statement of responsibility
Taylor Branch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Focuses on Martin Luther King, Jr., and the key moments that defined his rise to the forefront of the civil rights movement in America, from Rosa Parks' arrest in Montgomery to King's imprisonment in Birmingham and his triumphant march on Washington
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 1989.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 1988.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1990.
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154386
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.B7914 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
America in the King years
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
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America in the King years, 1954-63
Label
Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63, Taylor Branch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Forerunner: Vernon Johns -- Rockefeller and Ebenezer -- Niebuhr and the pool tables -- First trombone -- The Montgomery bus boycott -- A taste of the world -- The quickening -- Shades of politics -- A pawn of history -- The Kennedy transition -- Baptism on wheels -- The summer of freedom rides -- Moses in McComb, King in Kansas City -- Almost Christmas in Albany -- Hoover's triangle and King's machine -- The fireman's last reprieve -- The fall of Ole Miss -- To Birmingham -- Greenwood and Birmingham jail -- The children's miracle -- Firestorm -- The march on Washington -- Crossing over: nightmares and dreams
Control code
25774
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 1,064 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780671460976
Lccn
88024033
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18383661
  • (OCoLC)18383661
Label
Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63, Taylor Branch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Forerunner: Vernon Johns -- Rockefeller and Ebenezer -- Niebuhr and the pool tables -- First trombone -- The Montgomery bus boycott -- A taste of the world -- The quickening -- Shades of politics -- A pawn of history -- The Kennedy transition -- Baptism on wheels -- The summer of freedom rides -- Moses in McComb, King in Kansas City -- Almost Christmas in Albany -- Hoover's triangle and King's machine -- The fireman's last reprieve -- The fall of Ole Miss -- To Birmingham -- Greenwood and Birmingham jail -- The children's miracle -- Firestorm -- The march on Washington -- Crossing over: nightmares and dreams
Control code
25774
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 1,064 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780671460976
Lccn
88024033
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18383661
  • (OCoLC)18383661

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