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An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America

Young, Andrew

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ISBN 10: 0060173629 / ISBN 13: 9780060173623
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 1996
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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25 cm, 550 pages. Illus., index. Signed by the author. Includes a visionary afterword that charts a course for America and its role in the world as a standard-bearer for freedom, peace, and prosperity. A book of exceptional power, drama, and immediacy, which tells the story of the civil rights movement. Bookseller Inventory # 33282

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Title: An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement ...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition. Second Printing.

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The highly regarded statesman and former mayor of Atlanta provides a thoughtful, insider's perspective on the Civil Rights Movement and plots a course for America's future. 150,000 first printing. $135,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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This eyewitness account of the civil rights movement from Andrew Young, an early adviser and colleague of Martin Luther King Jr. who went on to become the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, among other things, carries the force of the best history as well as the passion of someone directly involved. Like many other civil rights leaders, Young began his career as a minister; that he rose to become respected leader and statesman is in itself testimony to the progress America has made in race relations. The book includes clear-eyed portraits of King and other prominent figures such as Ralph Abernathy.

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