Andrew Young

THE MANY LIVES OF ANDREW YOUNG

ABOUT THE BOOK

From his childhood in New Orleans to Howard University as a boy of fifteen, from his work as a young pastor in Alabama to his leadership role in the SCLC, from serving as the first Black congressman from Georgia since Reconstruction to serving as the Ambassador to the United Nations, from two transformational terms as mayor of Atlanta to co-chairmanship of the 1996 Summer Olympics Games, from co-founding Good Works International to promoting human rights across the globe with the Andrew Young Foundation, "The Many Lives of Andrew Young" tells the inspiring, dramatic story of civil rights hero, congressman, ambassador, mayor, and American icon Andrew Young.

Featuring hundreds of full-color photographs that capture the extraordinary life and times of Andrew Young and a captivating narrative by acclaimed "Atlanta Journal-Constitution" race reporter Ernie Suggs, filled with personal accounts from Andrew Young himself, "The Many Lives of Andrew Young" is both a tribute to and an essential chronicle of the life of a man whose activism and service changed the face of America and whose work continues to reverberate around the world today.

ABOUT ANDREW YOUNG

Young approaches to alleviating hunger and poverty in the U.S. and abroad.

Young is the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the French Legion d' Honneur and has received honorary degrees from more than 100 colleges and universities.