Pillar of Fire by Taylor Branch audiobook

Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65

By Taylor Branch
Read by Janina Edwards  and Prentice Onayemi

Simon & Schuster Audio
29.83 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, the second part of his epic trilogy on the American Civil Rights Movement. In the second volume of his three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began with Parting the Waters, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, Taylor Branch portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage.

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Summary

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From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, the second part of his epic trilogy on the American Civil Rights Movement.

In the second volume of his three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began with Parting the Waters, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, Taylor Branch portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“By the time you have finished [Pillar of Fire], you feel almost as if you have relieved the era, not just read about it.” New York Times

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Author Bio: Taylor Branch

Author Bio: Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch is an acclaimed author and public speaker best known for his landmark narrative history of the civil rights era, America in the King Years. The trilogy’s first book, Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63, won the Pulitzer Prize and numerous other awards in 1989. Two successive volumes also gained critical and popular success: Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65 and At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-1968. Decades later, all three books remain in demand. Branch began his career in 1970 as a staff journalist for the Washington MonthlyHarper’s, and, Esquire. He holds honorary doctoral degrees from ten colleges and universities. Other citations include the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008 and the National Humanities Medal in 1999.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 29.83
Audience: Adult
Language: English