Before he became a respected Congressman, John Lewis was clubbed, gassed, arrested over 40 times, and nearly killed by angry mobs and state police, all while nonviolently protesting racial discrimination. He marched side-by-side with Martin Luther King as the youngest leader of the Civil Rights Movement that would change a nation forever.
Now, experience John Lewis' incredible story first-hand, brought to life in a stunning graphic novel trilogy. With co-writer Andrew Aydin and Eisner Award-winning artist Nate Powell, John Lewis' MARCH tells the story of how a poor sharecropper's son helped transform America, from a segregated schoolhouse to the 1963 March on Washington and beyond.
BOOK ONE spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Dr. King, the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.
"Riveting and beautiful." - The Washington Post
"Essential reading... the story of a true American superhero." - USA Today
"An astonishingly accomplished graphic memoir." - NPR
The first graphic novel featured on The Colbert Report!
- File Size: 96043 KB
- Print Length: 125 pages
- Publisher: Top Shelf Productions (August 14, 2013)
- Publication Date: August 13, 2013
- Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC
- Language: English
- Weight: 10 oz
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