Promises of Power Then and Now: A Political Autobiography (SIGNED By Carl Stokes): Stokes, Carl B. Promises of Power Then and Now: A Political Autobiography (SIGNED By Carl Stokes): Stokes, Carl B.

Promises of Power Then and Now: A Political Autobiography (SIGNED By Carl Stokes)

Stokes, Carl B.

Published by Friends of Carl Stokes, Cleveland, Ohio, 1989
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
From Garrison House Books IOBA (Medina, OH, U.S.A.)

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Very nice clean book with no spine crease. No tears or other creases and no writing other than the inscription by Stokes which reads thus, "To a fine and dedicated lawyer, ------------, with warm regards. Carl B. Stokes." Carl Stokes, a Democrat, was elected 52nd mayor of the city of Cleveland in 1967. He was also the first African American mayor of a major U.S. city. The book is illustrated with black and white photographs. Mesures 5" x 7-3/4" and has 288 pages. Indexed. Not often seen. Bookseller Inventory # 27499

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Title: Promises of Power Then and Now: A Political ...

Publisher: Friends of Carl Stokes, Cleveland, Ohio

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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