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Award Winning Books by
TAYLOR BRANCH

At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 by Taylor Branch
49 reviews (2006) (1056p) (NBCCA Bio) (NBA Non)
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 These concluding years of the freedom era show King at the height of his powers even as his worldly prestige falls under withering attack. We witness non-violent advances for democracy in the face of growing factionalism and fear. We meet heroines and martyrs; enter a world battered by private doubts, public dreams, contagious inspiration, official harassment, and poisonous discord over the Vietna...
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Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65 by Taylor Branch
34 reviews (1998) (768p) (ALA Non)
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In the second volume of his three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began with Parting the Waters, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, Taylor Branch portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage....
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Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963 by Taylor Branch
143 reviews (1988) (952p) (PP His) (NYTimes Non)
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Taylor Branch Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 4  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 3  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 1 Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963 ·  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 1 Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963 ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 1 At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 ·  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 1 At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 ·  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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