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Young Thurgood : the making of a Supreme Court Justice

Young Thurgood : the making of a Supreme Court Justice

Author: Larry S Gibson
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
The only biography of Thurgood Marshall endorsed by his immediate family covers his life from his upbringing to his landmark work with the NAACP and his appointment as the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Thurgood Marshall; Thurgood Marshall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry S Gibson
ISBN: 9781616145712 1616145714
OCLC Number: 1090859530
Description: 390 pages
Responsibility: by Larry S. Gibson.


Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993) was the grandson of a slave who became US Solicitor General in 1965. Born in Baltimore, he was educated at the historically black Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. In  Read more...


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""A well-researched and engaging biography and a fine addition to Marshall scholarship." -Kirkus Reviews "Succeeds in making Marshall's story immediate and vital." -Publishers Weekly"[A]n insightful Read more...

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