The Resource Death of a King: : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year, Tavis Smiley ; with David Ritz, (electronic resource)

Death of a King: : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year, Tavis Smiley ; with David Ritz, (electronic resource)

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Death of a King: : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year
Title
Death of a King:
Title remainder
the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year
Statement of responsibility
Tavis Smiley ; with David Ritz
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Language
eng
Summary
A revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination Martin Luther King, Jr. died in one of the most shocking assassinations the world has known, but little is remembered about the life he led in his final year. New York Times bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley recounts the final 365 days of King's life, revealing the minister's trials and tribulations -- denunciations by the press, rejection from the president, dismissal by the country's black middle class and militants, assaults on his character, ideology, and political tactics, to name a few -- all of which he had to rise above in order to lead and address the racism, poverty, and militarism that threatened to destroy our democracy. Smiley's DEATH OF A KING paints a portrait of a leader and visionary in a narrative different from all that have come before. Here is an exceptional glimpse into King's life -- one that adds both nuance and gravitas to his legacy as an American hero
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1964-
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Smiley, Tavis
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
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not applicable
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ritz, David
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, Martin Luther
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Death of a King: : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year, Tavis Smiley ; with David Ritz, (electronic resource)
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MWT11608742
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781478928690
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11608742
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11608742
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Death of a King: : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year, Tavis Smiley ; with David Ritz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11608742
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478928690
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11608742
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11608742
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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