My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr. By Coretta Scott King. First Edition, First Printing. Holt, Rhinehart, Winston. New York, 1969.

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Often referred to as the First Lady of the Civil Rights Movement, Coretta Scott King was instrumental to numerous Civil Rights initiatives. She founded the King Center, a non-profit that advocates for nonviolent social change. Alongside her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr., she advanced Black Civil Rights in the American South. She also fought against apartheid, advocated for the rights of the LGBTQ community, and fought for women’s rights. She is one of the most instrumental activists of the 20th century. In her memoir, My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr., she focuses on her relationship with her husband and their shared experiences as advocates for social change. Published in the wake of King Jr.’s assassination, the memoir is a tribute to his life and a call to continue his incredibly important work.

This first edition, first printing is in near fine condition. In the original cloth boards, near fine with only minor fading to heads of boards. Text block near fine, only minor rubbing to edges. In the original dust jacket, near fine with only minor rubbing and chips to edges.

A near fine first edition of Coretta Scott King’s important memoir.

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My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr. By Coretta Scott King. First Edition, First Printing. Holt, Rhinehart, Winston. New York, 1969.

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Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 5 in