Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life Of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Stephen Oates


Monday, February 19 through Friday, March 8, 2024. Read by Karl Schmidt.

By the acclaimed biographer of Abraham Lincoln, Nat Turner, and John Brown, Stephen B. Oates’s prizewinning “Let the Trumpet Sound” is the definitive one-volume life of Martin Luther King, Jr. This brilliant examination of the great civil rights icon and the movement he led provides a lasting portrait of a man whose dream shaped American history.

(Harper Perennial; ISBN-10: 0062321455)

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