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Young Thurgood by Larry S. Gibson

Young Thurgood

Young Thurgood by Larry S. Gibson
Hardcover
Dec 04, 2012 | 413 Pages
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Praise

“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 portrait of a complex man.” —Booklist

“The most accurate book ever published about my husband.” 
Cecilia S. Marshall, Wife of Thurgood Marshall

“A page-turner. Its compelling story is a must-read for anyone who wishes to understand a great man and the history of the civil rights movement. I enthusiastically recommend this book.”
Charles J. Ogletree Jr., Professor of law, Harvard Law School, and author of The Presumption of Guilt

“Gibson vividly recounts the remarkable journey that shaped one of the most influential icons of the twentieth century.”
Marc H. Morial, President and chief executive officer of the National Urban League

“A triumph of discovery and restraint, Young Thurgood transports readers into a vivid, indomitable black culture that equipped this legal giant to remake our world.”
Taylor Branch, Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Cartel

“I commend [this book] to every American who wishes to better understand our nation’s ongoing struggle for universal civil rights.”
Elijah E. Cummings, US Congressperson from Maryland

“A powerful account of Marshall’s formative years and new insight into the early years of the NAACP.”
Benjamin Jealous, President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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