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Vernon can read! : a memoir

Author: Vernon E Jordan; Annette Gordon-Reed
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The civil rights leader, attorney, and former head of the National Urban League recounts his boyhood in segregated Atlanta, his career, and the social changes he helped to bring about.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935-
Vernon can read!
New York : Public Affairs, ©2001
(OCoLC)606589564
Online version:
Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935-
Vernon can read!
New York : Public Affairs, ©2001
(OCoLC)608168992
Named Person: Vernon E Jordan; Vernon E Jordan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vernon E Jordan; Annette Gordon-Reed
ISBN: 189162069X 9781891620690
OCLC Number: 47443874
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 2002.
Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award, 2002.
Description: viii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: My Mother's Son --
At Home in the World --
DePauw --
Chicago Interlude --
Howard Law School --
Mr. Hollowell --
Ms. Hurley and the NAACP --
The Dollar and the Ballot --
A World Opened Wide --
Building Blocks --
Building Bridges --
At the Helm --
Endurance --
American Dream, American Reality --
Family Matters.
Responsibility: Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. ; with Annette Gordon-Reed.

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The civil rights leader, attorney, and former head of the National Urban League recounts his boyhood in segregated Atlanta, his career, and the social changes he helped to bring about.

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