Let the Trumpet Sound by Stephen B. Oates audiobook

Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King Jr.

By Stephen B. Oates
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Blackstone Publishing 9780062321459
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Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. “Drawing on interviews with those who knew King, previously unutilized material at Presidential libraries, and the holdings of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta, Mr. Oates has written the most comprehensive account of King’s life yet published…He displays a remarkable understanding of King’s individual role in the civil rights movement…Oates’s biography helps us appreciate how sorely King is missed.”—Eric Foner, New York Times By the acclaimed biographer of Abraham Lincoln, Nat Turner, and John Brown, Stephen B. Oates’s prizewinning Let the Trumpet Sound is the definitive one-volume life of Martin Luther King Jr. This brilliant examination of the great civil rights icon and the movement he led provides a lasting portrait of a man whose dream shaped American history.

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Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

“Drawing on interviews with those who knew King, previously unutilized material at Presidential libraries, and the holdings of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta, Mr. Oates has written the most comprehensive account of King’s life yet published…He displays a remarkable understanding of King’s individual role in the civil rights movement…Oates’s biography helps us appreciate how sorely King is missed.”—Eric Foner, New York Times

By the acclaimed biographer of Abraham Lincoln, Nat Turner, and John Brown, Stephen B. Oates’s prizewinning Let the Trumpet Sound is the definitive one-volume life of Martin Luther King Jr. This brilliant examination of the great civil rights icon and the movement he led provides a lasting portrait of a man whose dream shaped American history.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Stirring…Evokes King and his epic struggle with you-are-there vividness.” Newsday
“Moving, scholarly, lucid, invaluable.…The book on Martin Luther King.” William Manchester, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Martin Luther King is captured in all his power, glory, and humility.” Chicago Tribune
“The most comprehensive, the most thoroughly researched and documented, the most scholarly of the biographies of Martin Luther King Jr.” Philadelphia Enquirer
“Thrilling…Not only full of drama, but of the real King, his bravery, his triumph, his pain and doubts.” Washington Post Book World
“A monumental work.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Stephen B. Oates

Author Bio: Stephen B. Oates

Stephen B. Oates is the author of sixteen books, including The Approaching Fury; With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln, and Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King Jr. He has won the Christopher Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award for his work. Oates was a consultant and commentator in Ken Burns’s Civil War series on PBS, and is a recipient of the Nevins-Freeman Award of the Chicago Civil War Round Table for lifetime achievement in the field of Civil War studies. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 22.89
Audience: Adult
Language: English