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The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementNoah Berlatsky, book editor
SeriesPerspectives on modern world history
LC ClassificationsE185.97.K5 A86 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24480070M
ISBN 109780737752595
LC Control Number2010042117

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