Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63 (Paperback)
America in the King Years 1954-63
Simon & Schuster, 9780671687427, 1088pp.
Publication Date: November 15, 1989
Praise For Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63…
David Levering Lewis
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Endlessly instructive and fascinating, thorough, stupendous. Now the source and standard in its field.
Robert C. Maynard
The Washington Post Book World
In remarkable, meticulous detail, Branch provides us with the most complex and unsentimental version of King and his times yet produced.
Richard John Neuhaus
The Wall Street Journal
A compelling story, masterfully told.
A masterpiece ... remarkably revealing.... The past, miraculously, seems to spring back to life.
The New York Review of Books
Already, in this chronicle, there is the material of Iliad after Iliad...There is no time in our history of which we can be more proud.