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Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63
Parting the Waters America in the King Years 1954-63 Author:Taylor Branch The Pulitzer Prize-winning first installment of the outstanding civil rights-era series comes to audio! Epic in scope and impact, this audiobook is hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American civil rights movement. Moving from the fiery political baptism of Martin Luther King, Jr., to the corridors of Camelot where the Kennedy b... more »rothers weighed demands of justice against the deceptions of J. Edgar Hoover, here is the vivid tapestry of America, torn and finally transformed by a revolutionary struggle unequaled since the Civil War. 4 cassettes. .« less
Not sure I have the language skills to adequately describe this book. It became a personal journey back through time to relive events - but on a level I had only guessed at previously. This book is full of historical detail and information that I was unaware of before opening the first page. The best part - it's history that reads like a great fictional saga.