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Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, by James L. Swanson

By James L. Swanson

In his meteoric, thirteen-year upward push to popularity, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a mass stream for Civil Rights -- along with his relentless peaceable, non-violent protests, public demonstrations, and eloquent speeches. yet as violent threats forged a dismal shadow over Dr. King's existence, Swanson hones in on James Earl Ray, a weird and wonderful, racist, legal escapee who tragically ends King's lifestyles.

As he did in his bestselling Scholastic MG/YA books Chasing LIncoln's Killer and "THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SHOT!", Swanson transports readers again to at least one of the main stunning, unhappy, and terrifying occasions in American history.

Over eighty pictures, captions, bibliography, numerous resource notes, and index included.

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