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Vernon can read! : a memoir

Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935-

New York : Public Affairs, c2001.

viii, 344 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

From the civil rights revolution to the halls of power, the life story of an American leader. As a student in Atlanta, Vernon Jordan had a summer job driving a white banker around town. During the man's afternoon naps, Jordan passed the time reading books, a fact that astounded his boss. Vernon can read the man exclaimed to his relatives. Nearly 50 years later, Vernon Jordan, long-time civil rights leader, adviser and close friend to presidents and business leaders, and one of the most charismatic figures in America, has written this book about his life and times. It is a story that encompasses the sweeping struggles, changes, and dangers of black life during the civil rights revolution.

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ISBN:

189162069X

LC Call No:

E185.97 .J78 A3 2001

Dewey Class No:

323/.092 B 21

Author:

Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935-

Title:

Vernon can read! : a memoir / Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. ; with Annette Gordon-Reed.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Public Affairs, c2001.

Physical:

viii, 344 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Notes:

Includes index.

Subject:

Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion),--1935-

Subject:

National Urban League--Biography.

Subject:

African Americans--Biography.

Subject:

African American political activists--Biography.

Subject:

African American lawyers--Biography.

Subject:

African American civil rights workers--Biography.

Subject:

African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century.

Subject:

Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century.

AE:PersName:

Gordon-Reed, Annette.

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