Thurgood Marshall: Warrior at the Bar, Rebel on the Bench
by Michael D. Davis & Hunter R. Clark, originally published in 1992.
This new ebook edition published in November 2012 is the first half of the 1992 print edition of Thurgood Marshall: Warrior at the Bar, Rebel on the Bench. The ebook covers Thurgood Marshall’s youth, education, and the legal strategies he used, and the cases he argued leading up to the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The reviews below are from the 1992 print edition.
“Michael D. Davis and Hunter R. Clark offer a masterfully written tale of an American legend.” — Gannett News Service
“Filled with the same fire, passion and humor that drove Marshall’s life, Thurgood Marshall is a revealing portrait of a pioneering lawyer.” —National Black Review
“Well-written, informative and lively.” —People
“This important work, ably chronicled by Davis and Clark, is impressive.
Highly recommended.” —Library Journal
“As a guide to the legal struggles of this American leader, this book is written clearly and with obvious affection and admiration for Marshall, and the law for which he fought.” —Booklist
“Michael Davis and Hunter Clark have crafted a thoughtful, carefully researched and focused biography.” —USA Today
“I highly recommend Thurgood Marshall by Mike Davis and Hunter Clark. This impressive book captures the sweeping drama and courageous struggles that have filled Thurgood Marshall’s life and career. The story of Justice Marshall is that of one of the greatest Americans in the twentieth century. Davis and Clark provide a compelling portrait of Marshall’s immense humanity and integrity in this fine biography.” —Congressman John Lewis of Atlanta.
“Thurgood Marshall is a giant of a man at a time when giants are scarce and desperately needed. This wonderful biography takes his measure.” —(Rev.) Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President Emeritus, University of Notre Dame
“Davis and Clark have given us an engagingly written and conscientiously researched biography of a twentieth-century icon. It should be widely read and much discussed by all who care about the large, principled issues Justice Marshalls’ life embodies.” —David Levering Lewis, author of W. E. B. Dubois: Biography of a Race
“Michael B. Davis and Hunter R. Clark have written an interesting and informative biography of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall directed toward a general audience. The current work, with its fluid, readable style, reflects the authors’ backgrounds in the popular press, where both have published extensively.”–Mississippi Quarterly