Vernon Can Read!

Vernon Can Read!

[a Memoir]

Downloadable Audiobook - 2001
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From the civil rights revolution to the halls of power, this is the life story of a larger-than-life 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 fifty 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 an unforgettable book about his life and times.
Publisher: [North Kingstown, R.I.] : BBC Audiobooks America, 2001.
Additional Contributors: Gordon-Reed, Annette
Summary: From the civil rights revolution to the halls of power, this is the life story of a larger-than-life 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 fifty 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 an unforgettable book about his life and times.

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