Jfarley's Reviews > Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Bearing the Cross by David J. Garrow
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Jul 29, 2011


This book could become tedious, if it wasn't so good. The level of detail is astounding, and gives an almost minute by minute account of King's ascent from citizen to icon.



The good, the bad, and the ugly are all here, which is what is compelling about the story: These people weren't superheroes, they were ordinary folks. That did great things.



I can't recommend this enough.
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