Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference David Garrow

Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Author: David Garrow
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Book Title
Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Author
David Garrow
ISBN
9780060566920
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. covers the entire life of the leader of the Civil Rights Movement Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on more than seven hundred interviews, access to King's personal papers, and thousands of FBI documents, Bearing the Cross traces King's metamorphosis from a young, earnest pastor into the foremost spokesperson of the black freedom struggle. At the book's heart is King's growing awareness of the symbolic meaning of the cross as he gradually accepts a life that will demand the ultimate in self-sacrifice. This is a towering portrait of a man at the epicenter of one of the most dramatic periods in our history.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: David GarrowPublisher: William Morrow & CompanyPublished: 01/06/2004ISBN: 9780060566920Pages: 800Weight: 1.45lbsSize: 8.00h x 5.50w x 2.10dAward: Pulitzer Prize - WinnerReview Citations: Library Journal 02/15/2004 pg. 168Christianity Today 02/01/2008 pg. 81Christianity Today 09/01/2014 pg. 76

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. covers the entire life of the leader of the Civil Rights Movement

Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on more than seven hundred interviews, access to King's personal papers, and thousands of FBI documents, Bearing the Cross traces King's metamorphosis from a young, earnest pastor into the foremost spokesperson of the black freedom struggle. At the book's heart is King's growing awareness of the symbolic meaning of the cross as he gradually accepts a life that will demand the ultimate in self-sacrifice. This is a towering portrait of a man at the epicenter of one of the most dramatic periods in our history.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: David Garrow
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 01/06/2004
ISBN: 9780060566920
Pages: 800
Weight: 1.45lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.50w x 2.10d
Award: Pulitzer Prize - Winner

Review Citations: Library Journal 02/15/2004 pg. 168
Christianity Today 02/01/2008 pg. 81
Christianity Today 09/01/2014 pg. 76

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. covers the entire life of the leader of the Civil Rights Movement

Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on more than seven hundred interviews, access to King's personal papers, and thousands of FBI documents, Bearing the Cross traces King's metamorphosis from a young, earnest pastor into the foremost spokesperson of the black freedom struggle. At the book's heart is King's growing awareness of the symbolic meaning of the cross as he gradually accepts a life that will demand the ultimate in self-sacrifice. This is a towering portrait of a man at the epicenter of one of the most dramatic periods in our history.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: David Garrow
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 01/06/2004
ISBN: 9780060566920
Pages: 800
Weight: 1.45lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.50w x 2.10d
Award: Pulitzer Prize - Winner

Review Citations: Library Journal 02/15/2004 pg. 168
Christianity Today 02/01/2008 pg. 81
Christianity Today 09/01/2014 pg. 76