The Resource At Canaan's edge: : [America in the King years, 1965-68], Taylor Branch, (electronic resource)

At Canaan's edge: : [America in the King years, 1965-68], Taylor Branch, (electronic resource)

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At Canaan's edge: : [America in the King years, 1965-68]
Title
At Canaan's edge:
Title remainder
[America in the King years, 1965-68]
Statement of responsibility
Taylor Branch
Title variation
America in the King years, 1965-68
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
FROM THE AUTHOR OF PARTING THE WATERS AND PILLAR OF FIRE At Canaan's Edge concludes America in the King Years, a three-volume history that will endure as a masterpiece of storytelling on American race, violence, and democracy. Pulitzer Prize-winner and bestselling author Taylor Branch makes clear in this magisterial account of the civil rights movement that Martin Luther King, Jr., earned a place next to James Madison and Abraham Lincoln in the pantheon of American history. King and his movement stand at the zenith of America's defining story, one decade into an epic struggle for the promises of democracy. Branch opens with the authorities' violent suppression of a voting-rights march in Alabama on March 7, 1965. From there we follow King as he takes nonviolence into Northern urban ghettoes exposing hatreds and fears no less virulent than the Mississippi Klan's. We watch King bring all his eloquence into dissent from the Vietnam War, and decide to concentrate his next campaign on a positive compact to address poverty. We reach Memphis, the garbage workers' strike, and ultimately King's assassination. At Canaan's Edge shows King at the height of his moral power even as his worldly power is waning. It shows why his fidelity to freedom and nonviolence makes him a defining figure long beyond his brilliant life and violent end
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Branch, Taylor
Dewey number
973.922
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other
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Read by Joe Morton
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1947-
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  • Morton, Joe
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  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • King, Martin Luther
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Label
At Canaan's edge: : [America in the King years, 1965-68], Taylor Branch, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11639772
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MWT11639772
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Abridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
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Label
At Canaan's edge: : [America in the King years, 1965-68], Taylor Branch, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11639772
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
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MWT11639772
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Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11639772
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unknown
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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