Let the Trumpet Sound
A Life of Martin Luther King, JrBook - 1994
Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award
Winner of the Christopher Award
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
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.