Record Details

Catalog Search

His truth is marching on : John Lewis and the power of hope / Jon Meacham ; afterword written by John Lewis.

Meacham, Jon, (author,, narrator.). Lewis, John, 1940-2020 (writer of afterword.). Jackson, JD, (narrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library CD 328.73 MEA 000160275 Audio -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593347843
  • ISBN: 0593347846
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (approximately 10 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Formatted Contents Note:
Overture: the last march -- A hard life, a serious life -- The spirit of history -- Soul force -- In the image of God and democracy -- We are going to make you wish you was dead -- I'm going to die here -- This country don't run on love -- Epilogue: against the rulers of the darkness.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by JD Jackson ; with a note read by the author.
Summary, etc.:
An intimate and inspiring portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman John Lewis, linking his life to the quest for justice in America from the 1950s to the present, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of America. John Lewis, who at age twenty-five marched in Selma, Alabama, and was beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, is a visionary and a man of faith. Drawing on decades of wide-ranging interviews with Lewis and deep research into the history of the civil rights movement, Jon Meacham writes of how this great-grandson of a slave and a son of an Alabama tenant farmer was inspired by the Bible and his teachers in nonviolence, Reverend James Lawson and Martin Luther King, Jr., to put his life on the line in the service of what Abraham Lincoln called 'the better angels of our nature.' A believer in hope above all else, Lewis learned from a young age that nonviolence was not only a tactic but a philosophy, a biblical imperative, and a transforming reality.
Subject: Lewis, John, 1940-2020.
African American civil rights workers > Biography.
Civil rights workers > United States > Biography.
United States. Congress. House > Biography.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
Protest movements > United States.
HISTORY / African American.
Lewis, John, 1940-2020.
United States. Congress. House.
African American civil rights workers.
Civil rights workers.
Protest movements.
United States.
Genre: Audiobooks.