Taylor Branch Writing Styles in Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963

Taylor Branch
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Parting the Waters is written by Taylor Branch, a freelance writer and novelist. Although Branch is a white man, he is old enough to have lived through the Civil Rights era. He is a great historian who has done a vast amount of research on his topic, bringing to the reader a wealth of knowledge that might not be available in any other single volume work. Branch's perspective appears to be that of a writer who is clearly interested in discovering the truth in the country's history and presenting it to the reader in an unbiased and unembellished manner. This book tells the story of a volatile time in American history, without the bias of racial prejudice nor the sensitivity of a victim of the same racial prejudice.

The intended audience for this work would be intelligent readers who want to be educated, without getting caught up in...

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