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By James L. Swanson

In his meteoric, thirteen-year upward thrust to reputation, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a mass circulate for Civil Rights -- together with his relentless peaceable, non-violent protests, public demonstrations, and eloquent speeches. yet as violent threats forged a dismal shadow over Dr. King's lifestyles, Swanson hones in on James Earl Ray, a weird and wonderful, racist, legal escapee who tragically ends King's lifestyles.

As he did in his bestselling Scholastic MG/YA books Chasing LIncoln's Killer and "THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SHOT!", Swanson transports readers again to 1 of the main surprising, unhappy, and terrifying occasions in American history.

Over eighty images, captions, bibliography, a variety of resource notes, and index included.

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