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Madison Park : a place of hope / Eric L. Motley ; foreword by Walter Isaacson.

Motley, Eric L. (Eric Lamar), 1972- (author.). Isaacson, Walter, (writer of foreword.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at State Library of Alabama.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS 305.896 MOT 31291002852299 ALABAMA Reshelving -
APLS 305.896 MOT 31291002852372 ALABAMA Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780310349631
  • ISBN: 031034963X
  • Physical Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The Motley boy -- Madison Park -- A proud black community -- My Motley heritage -- Everything rounded out -- Years in training -- Not my only parents -- Rabbits v. Turtles -- The D.U.K. -- Shave and a haircut -- That old-time religion -- The best "hind-catcher" in the neighborhood -- The music that would change my life -- Three queens: Rosebud, Mama, and Mayes -- The book of knowledge -- Blessed interventions -- 1,002 uses for a pie pan -- Keeping it real for me -- Steve Urkel and Boys State -- Evolution -- Beyond Madison Park, but still a part of it -- Remember, we're still in Alabama -- There's a part for every one of us to play -- Scotland -- The limits of knowledge, the unlimited nature of friendship -- "Stopping by woods on a snowy evening" -- "If you're not ready now" -- From the White House to Foggy Bottom -- "Barbara Ann" -- Paid in full -- Wherever I go.
Summary, etc.:
A former special assistant to President George W. Bush chronicles his coming of age in a small Alabama community founded by freed slaves, where he learned valuable lessons about helping others, embracing faith, and fighting racial injustice.
Subject: Motley, Eric L. (Eric Lamar), 1972-
Presidents > United States > Staff > Biography.
African Americans > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography.
Montgomery (Ala.) > Biography.
African Americans > Alabama > Montgomery > Social conditions.
African Americans > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography.
African Americans > Alabama > Montgomery > Social conditions.
Montgomery (Ala) > Biography.
African Americans.
African Americans > Social conditions.
Presidents > Staff.
Alabama > Montgomery.
United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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