WorldCat Linked Data Explorer

http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796267286

Hellhound on his trail : the stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the international hunt for his assassin /

From the acclaimed bestselling author of "Ghost Soldiers" and "Blood and Thunder," a taut, intense narrative about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the largest manhunt in American history--a sixty-five-day search that led investigators to Canada, Portugal, and England.

Open All Close All

http://schema.org/about

http://schema.org/description

  • "April, 1967: a prison escape. James Earl Ray, nondescript thief and con man, drifts through the South, into Mexico, and then Los Angeles, where he is galvanized by George Wallace's racist presidential campaign. February, 1968: a Memphis garbage strike. Martin Luther King joins the sanitation workers' cause, but their march turns violent. King vows to return to Memphis in April. Historian Sides follows Ray and King as they crisscross the country, one stalking the other, until the drifter catches up with his prey. Against the backdrop of the resulting nationwide riots and the pathos of King's funeral, Sides gives us a crosscut narrative of the assassin's flight and the 65day search that led investigators to Canada, Portugal, and Englanda massive manhunt ironically led by Hoover's FBI. Drawing on previously unpublished material, this nonfiction thriller illuminates how history is so often a matter of the petty bringing down the great.From publisher description"
  • "From the acclaimed bestselling author of "Ghost Soldiers" and "Blood and Thunder," a taut, intense narrative about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the largest manhunt in American history--a sixty-five-day search that led investigators to Canada, Portugal, and England."@en
  • "April, 1967: a prison escape. James Earl Ray, nondescript thief and con man, drifts through the South, into Mexico, and then Los Angeles, where he is galvanized by George Wallace's racist presidential campaign. February, 1968: a Memphis garbage strike. Martin Luther King joins the sanitation workers' cause, but their march turns violent. King vows to return to Memphis in April. Historian Sides follows Ray and King as they crisscross the country, one stalking the other, until the drifter catches up with his prey. Against the backdrop of the resulting nationwide riots and the pathos of King's funeral, Sides gives us a cross-cut narrative of the assassin's flight and the 65-day search that led investigators to Canada, Portugal, and England--a massive manhunt ironically led by Hoover's FBI. Drawing on previously unpublished material, this nonfiction thriller illuminates how history is so often a matter of the petty bringing down the great.--From publisher description."@en
  • "April, 1967: a prison escape. James Earl Ray, nondescript thief and con man, drifts through the South, into Mexico, and then Los Angeles, where he is galvanized by George Wallace's racist presidential campaign. February, 1968: a Memphis garbage strike. Martin Luther King joins the sanitation workers' cause, but their march turns violent. King vows to return to Memphis in April. Historian Sides follows Ray and King as they crisscross the country, one stalking the other, until the drifter catches up with his prey. Against the backdrop of the resulting nationwide riots and the pathos of King's funeral, Sides gives us a cross-cut narrative of the assassin's flight and the 65-day search that led investigators to Canada, Portugal, and England--a massive manhunt ironically led by Hoover's FBI. Drawing on previously unpublished material, this nonfiction thriller illuminates how history is so often a matter of the petty bringing down the great.--From publisher description."
  • "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."

http://schema.org/genre

  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Large print books."@en
  • "Narrative nonfiction."@en

http://schema.org/name

  • "Hellhound on his trail : the stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the international hunt for his assassin /"@en
  • "Hellhound on his trail : the stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the international hunt for his assassin /"
  • "Hellhound on his trail : the stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the international hunt for his assassin /"
  • "Hell hound on his trail"@en
  • "Hellhound on His Trail. ; The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin."@en
  • "Hellhound on his trail : the stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the international hunt for his assassin"@en
  • "Hellhound on his trail the stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the international hunt for his assassin /"@en
  • "Hellhound on his trail : the stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the international hunt for his assassin /"@en
  • "Hellhound on his trail : the stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the international hunt for his assassin /"