Contents Foreword by Gerald K. McKnight Introduction Part I: The Conspirators Chapter 1: Targeting Martin Luther King Jr Chapter 2: Holy Cause and Devilish Disciples Chapter 3: Propaganda of the Deed Chapter 4: Inner Circles Chapter 5: Outer Rage Chapter 6: The Klan and "The Man" Chapter 7: Outside Options and Contract Killers Part II: The Accused Chapter 8: "I Wasn't in It by Myself " Chapter 9: Ray on the Run Chapter 10: Ray's Long and Winding Road Chapter 11: Ray Explores His Options Chapter 12: Ray Recruited Part III: The Crime Chapter 13: Murder in Memphis Chapter 14: Aftermath: Missed Evidence and Closing Arguments Appendix A: Loose Ends and Open Questions Appendix B: Conflicting Conspiracy Theories Notes Index Photo Section
Stuart Wexler was born and raised in New Jersey. He graduated from Tulane University with a degree in history. He now lives and teaches high school in New Jersey, where he won the prestigious James Madison Teachers' Fellowship in 2010. Larry Hancock was raised in Oklahoma and graduated from the University of New Mexico with a triple major in anthropology, history, and education. He has worked on a variety of historical research projects, including November Patriots and Someone Would Have Talked. He lives in Oklahoma.
Praise for The Awful Grace of God "A timely study." --Kirkus "A step in the [right] direction of a better understanding of a national tragedy." --Booklist