“Hellhound On His Trail; The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr.and the International Hunt for His Assassin” is a 2010 best selling historical narrative by Hampton Sides. In “Hellhound On His Trail” Sides offers a bold look at the events leading up to and following the assassination of Dr.King. Dispelling the conspiracy theories that abounded following Dr. Kings murder Sides traces the steps of James Earl Ray as he plans and executes the assassination and gives a detailed account of the police investigation that eventually led to his arrest. In “Hellhound On His Trail” Sides paints a portrait of characters who are complex and the story he tells is riveting.
April 2, Author Hampton Sides reads a passage of his book, “Hellhound On His Trail The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin” ” in the Courtyard of the Nashville Public Library. Sides was the first guest Author in this years 615 Salon author series. .