And All Our Wounds Forgiven: A Novel

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Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., Aug 1, 2012 - Fiction - 232 pages
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When John Calvin Marshall graduated from Harvard in 1956, he was prepared for a life of teaching and relative tranquility. But history had another plan for him: here, a veteran author re-envisions the Martin Luther King Jr. story in fearful, exciting, and violent terms. Political and provocative, And All Our Wounds Forgiven is both a compelling political fable and a striking and tender love story about one of this century’s most charismatic black leaders and the two women he loved.
 

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Novels like this, which depict the life of a prominent politician or activist, probably make public figures shudder. The fictionalized version of their lives often becomes more real than history. In ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
2
Section 3
5
Section 4
7
Section 5
13
Section 6
22
Section 7
36
Section 8
40
Section 19
81
Section 20
82
Section 21
101
Section 22
124
Section 23
126
Section 24
127
Section 25
131
Section 26
158

Section 9
41
Section 10
42
Section 11
48
Section 12
55
Section 13
61
Section 14
64
Section 15
69
Section 16
70
Section 17
71
Section 18
74
Section 27
160
Section 28
165
Section 29
178
Section 30
205
Section 31
213
Section 32
214
Section 33
219
Section 34
223
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Julius Lester is the author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including the bestselling Look Out, Whitey! Black Power’s Gon’ Get Your Mama and Do Lord Remember Me. The recipient of numerous awards, Lester has written for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and the New Republic. Now retired after forty years at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, he lives with his wife in western Massachusetts.

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