The King Years by Taylor Branch audiobook

The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement

By Taylor Branch
Read by Leslie Odom

Recorded Books, Inc. by arrangement with Simon and Schuster Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664620544

  • ISBN: 9781664640115

Runtime: 6.57 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/History
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

An award-winning historian and MacArthur Fellowship recipient, Taylor Branch is widely recognized for his magisterial America in the King Years trilogy. Here, Branch condenses that three-volume chronicle on race and democracy to its pivotal scenes, taking listeners on a journey into a political revolution that would change the face of America.

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Author Bio: Taylor Branch

Author Bio: Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch is an acclaimed author and public speaker best known for his landmark narrative history of the civil rights era, America in the King Years. The trilogy’s first book, Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63, won the Pulitzer Prize and numerous other awards in 1989. Two successive volumes also gained critical and popular success: Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65 and At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-1968. Decades later, all three books remain in demand. Branch began his career in 1970 as a staff journalist for the Washington MonthlyHarper’s, and, Esquire. He holds honorary doctoral degrees from ten colleges and universities. Other citations include the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008 and the National Humanities Medal in 1999.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 6.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English