Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65
From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, the second part of his epic trilogy on the American Civil Rights Movement.
In the second volume of his three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began with Parting the Waters, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, Taylor Branch portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - read.to.live - LibraryThing
My review of Parting the Waters says, "As a work of craftsmanship, this book is flawless. Every sentence was clearly written, and despite many disparate threads and points of view I never once wished ... Read full review
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The second volume in Taylor Branch's award-winning trilogy about the Civil Rights era covers the muddled years between 1963 and 1965, focusing specifically on Malcolm X, the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 ... Read full review