Hellhound on His Trail by Hampton Sides
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Hellhound on His Trail Summary
On April 23, 1967, Prisoner #416J, an inmate at the notorious Missouri State Penitentiary, escaped in a breadbox. Fashioning himself Eric Galt, this nondescript thief and con manwhose real name was James Earl Raydrifted through the South, into Mexico, and then Los Angeles, where he was galvanized by George Wallaces racist presidential campaign.
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"Starred Review. [A] tragedy more compelling than the grandest conspiracy theory: the most significant of lives cut short by the hollowest of men." - Publishers Weekly
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Hampton Sides Author Biography
Hampton Sides is the author of Ghost Soldiers and other bestselling works of narrative history. His most recent book, Hellhound On His Trail (Doubleday, April 2010), is about the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. and the international manhunt for assassin James Earl Ray.
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