The Story of Coretta Scott King

Book - 2006 | Commemorative ed.
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In this first biography of Coretta Scott King, writtenby her friend Octavia Vivian, the reader meets adetermined young girl who grew up in Alabama andworked her way through Antioch College only to discoverthat she was not allowed to teach in the white schools inOhio. She pursued a musical career in Boston, where shemet Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Montgomery bus boycott in 1955 brought Dr. Kingand his wife into national prominence. Since then thenation has seen the beauty and composure of CorettaScott King as she has continued to speak and act onbehalf of civil rights.

First published in 1970 by Fortress Press, this commemorativeedition has been thoroughly updated, includes a black andwhite photo gallery, and is full of warmth and human interest,telling the story of Coretta Scott King from her childhoodto her death in February 2006.

Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, c2006.
Edition: Commemorative ed.
ISBN: 9780800638535
Branch Call Number: 323.092 King -V 3583mv 1
323.092 King -V 3583mm 1
323.092 King -V 3583tc 1
323.092 King -V 3583ul 1
Characteristics: xii, 126 p. : ill.


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