Carry on : reflections for a new generation / John Lewis with Kabir Sehgal ; foreword by Ambassador Andrew Young.

Author
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First edition.
Published/​Created
  • New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2021.
  • ©2021
Description
xix, 220 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Author
Writer of foreword
Library of Congress genre(s)
Anecdotes [Browse]
Summary note
"A brilliant and empowering collection of final reflections and words of wisdom from venerable civil rights champion, the late Congressman John Lewis at the end of his remarkable life. Congressman John Lewis was a paragon of the Civil Rights Movement and political leadership for decades. A hero we won't soon forget, Lewis was a beacon of hope and a model of humility whose invocation to "good trouble" continues to inspire millions across our nation. In his last months on earth, even while battling cancer, he dedicated time to share his memories, beliefs, and advic-exclusively immortalized in these pages-as a message to the generations to come. Organized by topic ranging from justice, courage, faith, mentorship, and forgiveness to the protests and the pandemic, and many more besides, Carry On collects the late Congressman's thoughts for readers to draw on whenever they are in need of guidance. John Lewis had great confidence in our future, even as he died in the midst of one of our country's most challenging years to date. With this book, he performs that crucial passing of the baton, empowering us to live up to the legacy he has left us with his perseverance, dedication, profound insight, and unwavering ability to see the good in life." -- Publisher's description.
Contents
On good days -- On mentors -- On heroes -- On good trouble -- On activism -- On justice -- On courage -- On character -- On humility -- On hope -- On spirituality -- On faith -- On patience -- On fear -- On forgiveness -- On happiness -- On friendship -- On love -- On marriage -- On learning -- On art -- On books -- On sports -- On dress -- On money -- On immigration -- On orientation -- On the environment -- On COVID-19 -- On health care -- On vision -- On communication -- On voting -- On death -- On leaving a legacy -- On the future -- Afterword / by Kabir Sehgal.
Other title(s)
Reflections for a new generation
ISBN
  • 9781538707128 ((hardcover))
  • 1538707128 ((hardcover))
OCLC
1259282525
Statement on language in description
Princeton University Library aims to describe library materials in a manner that is respectful to the individuals and communities who create, use, and are represented in the collections we manage. Read more...
Other views
Staff view

Supplementary Information