Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr. never expected to be a leader. All he wanted was for black people like him to be treated fairly in America. But what began as a small protest soon became a revolution... Usborne Famous Lives retell the stories of fascinating people, bringing them to life so vividly, it's as if you're there with them.

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Diana Landau is a writer and editor based in San Francisco. She was the Project Editor of the Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks and is the author of several books on the making of motion pictures, including "Dances With Wolves: The Illustrated Story of the Epic Film, Bram Stoker's Dracula: The Film and the Legend, Ali: The Movie and the Man, Gladiator: The Making of the Ridley Scott Film," and recently the award-winning "Hairspray: the Movie Musical,"
David James is one of the film industry's most accomplished and respected photographers. He has worked with many leading directors, and his images have appeared on film posters and in magazines, newspapers, and eight books including "Hairspray: the Movie Musical," In 2006 James was honored with the Film Publicist Award for Excellence in Still Photography.