Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther

Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin ePUB Õ His Trail: Kindle Ô Hellhound on Kindle - His Trail: The Stalking eBook ä on His Trail: The Stalking ePUB É on His Trail: PDF ☆ On April , , Prisoner J, an inmate at the notorious Missouri State Penitentiary, escaped in a breadbox Fashioning himself E.



On April Prisoner J, an inmate at the notorious Missouri State Penitentiary, escaped in a breadbox Fashioning himself Eric Galt, this nondescript thief and con man whose real name was James Earl Ray drifted through the South, into Mexico, and then Los Angeles, where he was galvanized by George Wallace s racist presidential campaign On February two Memphis garbage men were crushed to death in their hydraulic truck, provoking the exclusively African American workforce to go on strike Hoping to resuscitate his faltering crusade, King joined the sanitation workers cause, but their march down Beale Street, the historic avenue of the blues, turned violent Humiliated, King fatefully vowed to return to Memphis in April With relentless storytelling drive, Sides follows Galt and King as they crisscross the country, one stalking the other, until the crushing moment at the Lorraine Motel when 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 riveting cross cut narrative of the assassin s flight and the sixty five day search that led investigators to Canada, Portugal, and England a massive manhunt ironically led by Hoover s FBI