A Reason to Believe

Lessons From An Improbable Life

by Deval Patrick

Hardcover, 227 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $21.99 | purchase

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A Reason to Believe
Lessons From An Improbable Life
Deval Patrick

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The first African-American governor of Massachusetts draws on lessons from his own life and career to counsel readers on how to build a meaningful community and country, sharing stories from his disadvantaged youth while describing his views on the transcendent power of friendship and faith.

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In 1970, a scholarship took Deval Patrick from Chicago's South Side to Milton Academy, a boarding school in Massachusetts. Courtesy of Gov. Deval Patrick hide caption

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