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Coretta Scott King : a biography / Laura T. McCarty.

Author/Creator:
McCarty, Laura T.
Publication:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-Clio, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 160 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Greenwood biographies.
Greenwood biographies, 1540-4900
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Subjects:
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006.
African American women civil rights workers -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
Black belt heritage
Journey north and back
Beginnings : family, work, movement
Putting down roots in Atlanta
Difficult days
Becoming a widow
Establishing his and her legacy : the King Center
Children, another legacy
Difficult times for the King Center
Coretta on the international stage
Guardians of Martin's image and words
Reopening the King assassination
Coretta's last acts
Homegoing services
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Albert E. Visk, W'28, Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Albert E. Visk, W'28, Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780313349812 (alk. paper)
0313349819 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
243543948