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The most comprehensive the most thoroughly researched and documented the most scholarly of the biographies of Martin Luther King Jr Henry Steele Commanger Philadelphia InuirerWinner of the Robert F Kennedy Memorial Book AwardA New York Times Notable Book of the YearDrawing on interviews with those who knew King previously unutilized material at P This book is truly comprehensive with substantial insight into Dr Kings spiritual calling philosophic and theological beliefs political and economic theories and the power of non violent protest and love Those wishing to know intimate details of his personal life may find this book lacking information on his family life albeit his love for his parents wife and close associates is obvious There is a frank assessment of his emotional makeup leadership skills and commitment to making the world a better and all inclusive place The many excerpts from his sermons speeches letters and books were especially meaningful and some to take seriously in th e current political and social upheaval we are currently faced with A reincarnation of Dr King would certainly be welcome Highly recommended reading

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Ook ReviewBy the acclaimed biographer of Abraham Lincoln Nat Turner and John Brown Stephen B Oates's prizewinning Let the Trumpet Sound is the definitive one volume life of Martin Luther King Jr This brilliant examination of the great civil rights icon and the movement he led provides a lasting portrait of a man whose dream shaped American histor I read this when I realized how little use I had made of the Black History Months that have come and gone I was inspired heartbroken encouraged discouraged lifted up cast down touched by the love of God and the Gospel of Jesus Christ amazed at the vision courage and love of MLK humbled by his intellect and human gifts chastised by his human frailties and propensities in which I share and left finally wondering as he wondered at the sinfulness of man and the eternal love of God I Love You Almost Always great civil rights icon and the movement he led provides a lasting portrait of a man whose dream shaped American histor I read this when I realized how little use I had made of the Black History Months that have come and Gloom Town gone I was inspired heartbroken encouraged discouraged lifted up cast down touched by the love of God and the Gospel of Jesus Christ amazed at the vision courage and love of MLK humbled by his intellect and human uinze dias gifts chastised by his human frailties and propensities in which I share and left finally wondering as he wondered at the sinfulness of man and the eternal love of God

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Residential libraries and the holdings of the Martin Luther King Jr Center in Atlanta Mr Oates has written the most comprehensive account of Kings life yet published He displays a remarkable understanding of Kings individual role in the civil rights movement Oatess biography helps us appreciate how sorely King is missedEric Foner New York Times B Well researched and well written Full of insights into behind the scenes experiences made especially interesting since I was a young woman during that time The only drawback for me was that it was scholarly and I was wanting something relaxing at the time It was like reading an excellent high school or college book


11 thoughts on “Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. (P.S.)

  1. says:

    This book is truly comprehensive with substantial insight into Dr Kings spiritual calling philosophic and theological beliefs political and economic theories and the power of non violent protest and love Those wishing to know intimate details

  2. says:

    Incredibly powerful book After watching Selma recently I realised I really didn't know much about Dr King This book is an excellent biography readable balanced intelligent Unlike many dry biographies this can be a tear jerker at times especially when recounting some of King's fine speeches and with the way in which it bu

  3. says:

    This should be reuired reading for all Americans The power of love and non violent confrontation shows how one man

  4. says:

    Well researched and well written Full of insights into behind the scenes experiences made especially interesting since I was a young woman during that time The only drawback for me was that it was scholarly and I was wanting something relaxing at the time It was like reading an excellent high school or college book

  5. says:

    This book is a very thorough accounting of a very productive life I have read several books about M L K and this is the best Very well written and was a page turner God bless him He's in my to five people's list

  6. says:

    I had read this back in the 1990's and just re read it I loved it It was surprising to me how many things seemed completely new to me

  7. says:

    I read this when I realized how little use I had made of the Black History Months that have come and gone I was inspired heartbroken encouraged discouraged lifted up cast down touched by the love of God and the Gospel of Jesus Christ amazed at the vision courage and love of MLK humbled by his intellect and human gifts chastised by

  8. says:

    But the I read the sadder I became because I knew what was going to happen Growing up in Southern California I had very little experience wit

  9. says:

    There is a gap in knowledge about Martin Luther King in the UK Yes we know the headlines but his speeches were not broadcast here and in my view otherwise well read people can have a lucana about the broader facts of his li

  10. says:

    A very moving and interesting book about a time which seems very distant nowInteresting that King was born to a family of preachers and that he was very highly educated His education won him great honours and until circumstances intervened he anticipated a life as a scholar of comparative religion He was also extremely well read in philosophy and sought desperately in his studies to answer uestions about morality and social reform being a h

  11. says:

    This is an excellent and readable biography of Martin Luther King Here is portrayed one of the most outstanding people of the twentie

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