Growing up Knig:
An Intimate Memoir
By Dexter Scott King with Ralph Wiley
(Warner Books, $24.95)
One day in the early 1990s, shortly after he turned 30, Dexter Scott King toured the former Lorraine Motel in Memphis, the site where his father was shot in 1968. The motel had been converted into the National Civil Rights Museum, a creative but bizarre showcase of momentos that led viewers almost unknowingly up to the second-floor balcony, where the room Martin Luther King Jr. rented-- 306 - has been neatly preserved.
There, the youngest King son, who many say is a near replica of his dad, witnessed an eerie …