PILLAR OF FIRE: AMERICA IN THE KING YEARS 1963-65.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A continuation of Branch's Pulitzer Prize-winning history, 'Parting the Waters.' The second volume in his monumental and definitive trilogy on the history of America during the Martin Luther King era and the Civil Rights revolution. Covers the end of segregation, the jailing of King, and rifts in the non-violent movement; among the leaders during this era were Malcolm X, Diane Nash, Abraham Heschel, Robert Moses, Fannie Lou Hamer and others. Photographs, extensive notes, index. 746 pp. ISBN: 0-684-808196.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Uncommon in the hardcover first edition, and especially so signed.