Growing Up King by Dexter Scott King
An Intimate Memoir

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Dexter Scott King was just seven years old when an assassin took his father Martin Luther King's life. In this memoir he reveals his shattered childhood in the shadow of the 'King legacy', as well as memories of his father and insights into race in the US.

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Ralph Wiley is the author or coauthor of several works, most recently "Born to Play: The Eric Davis Story,
Published January 7, 2003 by Grand Central Publishing. 320 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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the “extra oomph in my feelings of failure when I didn’t follow in his exact footprints.” There would be highs and lows: the cruel politics of the King Center;

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Growing Up King is Dexter Scott King's mesmerizing memoir.

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