Hellhound on His Trail

Hellhound on His Trail

The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin

Large Print - 2010
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Edgar Award Nominee
One of the Best Books of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine, Time, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch,San Francisco Chronicle

With a New Afterword

On April 4, 1968, James Earl Ray shot Martin Luther King at the Lorraine Motel. The nation was shocked, enraged, and saddened. As chaos erupted across the country and mourners gathered at King's funeral, investigators launched a sixty-five day search for King’s assassin that would lead them across two continents. With a blistering, cross-cutting narrative that draws on a wealth of dramatic unpublished documents, Hampton Sides, bestselling author ofGhost Soldiers, delivers a non-fiction thriller in the tradition of William Manchester'sThe Death of a President and Truman Capote's In Cold Blood. With Hellhound On His Trail, Sides shines a light on the largest manhunt in American history and brings it to life for all to see.

Baker & Taylor
From the best-selling author of Ghost Soldiers comes a taut, intense narrative about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the largest manhunt in American history. (United States history). Simultaneous.

& Taylor

Relates the story of James Earl Ray's pursuit of Martin Luther King, Jr., across the country until finally killing the civil rights leader in Memphis, and describes the ensuing manhunt for Ray and riots that followed.

Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, c2010
Edition: 1st large print ed
Description: xv, 699 p. (large print) ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780739377574
Branch Call Number: LP 364.1524 Kin


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Dec 23, 2013


Sep 18, 2012

The assassin is James Earl Ray not James Earl Jones

Aug 02, 2012

A chronology of the assassination of King and the actions of James Earl Jones. A little padded, but OK.

Jun 08, 2010

Interesting and informative, especially the police work involved.

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