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Chasing King's Killer : The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin

by James L. Swanson

Synopsis

In his meteoric, thirteen-year rise to fame, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a mass movement for Civil Rights -- with his relentless peaceful, non-violent protests, public demonstrations, and eloquent speeches. But as violent threats cast a dark shadow over Dr. King's life, Swanson hones in on James Earl Ray, a bizarre, racist, prison escapee who tragically ends King's life.As he did in his bestselling Scholastic MG/YA books Chasing LIncoln's Killer and \"THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SHOT ,\" Swanson transports readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history.With an introduction by Congressman John Lewis, and over 80 photographs, captions, bibliography, various source notes, and index included.

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Copyright year 2018
ISBN-13 9780545723336
ISBN-10 0545723337
Class Copyright
Publisher Scholastic, Incorporated
Subject Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size 98 MB
Number of Pages 384
Length of Recording 7
Language ENG
Shelf No. NB504
Grade Range 7-
Ages 12-
Lexile 1010L