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What Manner of Man: A Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929-1968
What Manner of Man A Biography of Martin Luther King Jr 1929-1968 Author:Lerone Bennett Jr. In 1965, this outstanding biographical study won the Patron Saints Award of the Society of Midland Authors. The 1965 edition covered the story of Martin Luther King's development, as a public and symbolic figure and as a man, up to the time of his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize in December, 1964. It was intended as "an interim asse... more »ssment," to quote the author, "since a more definitive study...must await the unfolding of events."
The dreadful unfolding of events in Memphis, April 4, 1968, brought the story to a tragic close, and Lerone Bennett has amended the text and added a chapter which records the events, and particularly the last few fateful weeks, of Martin Luther King's life.« less