Up from the Projects: An Autobiography [NOOK Book]

Overview

Nationally syndicated columnist and prolific author Walter E. Williams recalls some of the highlights and turning points of his life. From his lower middle class beginnings in a mixed but predominantly black neighborhood in West Philadelphia to his department chair at George Mason University, Williams tells an "only in America" story of a life of achievement.
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Up from the Projects: An Autobiography

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Overview

Nationally syndicated columnist and prolific author Walter E. Williams recalls some of the highlights and turning points of his life. From his lower middle class beginnings in a mixed but predominantly black neighborhood in West Philadelphia to his department chair at George Mason University, Williams tells an "only in America" story of a life of achievement.
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"When I finished reading Up from the Projects, I wished it had been a longer book. But it got the job done—and its insights are much needed today."
--Thomas Sowell, the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817912567
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Series: Hoover Institution Press Publication
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 678,573
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Walter E. Williams is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University and a nationally syndicated columnist. He is the author of several books and more than sixty articles that have appeared in such scholarly journals such as Economic Inquiry, American Economic Review, and Social Science Quarterly and popular publications such as Reader's Digest, Regulation, Policy Review, and Newsweek.
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Table of Contents


Preface
ONE Starting Out
TWO Rudderless and Drifting
THREE In the Army Now
FOUR Heading West for Opportunity
FIVE Heading East for Opportunity
SIX Teaching and Preaching
SEVEN Afterthoughts
Index
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  • Posted December 9, 2010

    Recommended by Dr. Thomas Sowell

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