The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr: 4 April 1968 (24 Hour History)
By: Terry Collins (author), Dante Ginevra (illustrator)Hardback
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The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., a brilliant speaker and one of the key leaders of the civil rights movement, was in Memphis to speak. On the night of 3 April 1968, he delivered one of his most oft-quoted speeches to a packed church. The next evening, he and some of his closest confidantes were leaving their motel room to meet some colleagues for dinner. Something horrible was about to unfold. This graphic non-fiction book tells the story of one of the saddest days in American history.
Terry Collins always knew he wanted to be a writer when he grew up. A former award-winning newspaper reporter and columnist, he now writes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels for readers of all ages. He also teaches literature and creative writing, helping to inspire other lovers of the written word. Terry lives in his hometown in North Carolina with his wife, Ginny, and their devoted dog, Bosley. A lifelong reader, he has a personal library that outgrew his house years ago. Despite his wife's gentle protests over a lack of space, he believes a person can never own too many books. Dante Ginevra's work can be found in numerous publications in his home country of Argentina. These include comics and comic strips in Fierro, Telam, and a variety of other magazines. In addition, he has illustrative work in graphic novels that span the globe. They include Cardal, published in Uruguay, and Entreactos and El Muertero Zabaletta, both published in Spain. Throughout his career he has also participated in numerous exhibitions in Argentina, Italy, Russia, Brazil, France, and Germany.
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