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Fraternity - In 1968, a Visionary Priest Recruited 20 Black Men to the College of the Holy Cross and Changed Their Lives and the Course of History.

Diane Brady

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month, the Reverend John Brooks, a professor of theology at the College of the Holy Cross who shared Dr. King's dream of an integrated society, drove up and down the East Coast searching for African American high school students to recruit to the school, young men he felt had the potential to succeed if given an opportunity. Among the twenty students he had a hand in recruiting that year were Clarence Thomas, the future Supreme Court justice; Edward P. Jones, who would go on to win a Pulitzer Prize for literature; and Theodore Wells, who would become one of the nation's most successful defense attorneys. Many of the others went on to become stars in their fields as well. In Fraternity, Diane Brady follows five of the men through their college years. Not only did the future president of Holy Cross convince the young men to attend the school, he also obtained full scholarships to support them, and then mentored, defended, coached, and befriended them through an often challenging four years of college, pushing them to reach for goals that would sustain them as adults. Would these young men have become the leaders they are today without Father Brooks's involvement? Fraternity is a triumphant testament to the power of education and mentorship, and a compelling argument for the difference one person can make in the lives of others. From the Hardcover edition.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month, the Reverend John Brooks, a professor of theology at the College of the Holy Cross who shared Dr. King's dream of an integrated society, drove up and down the East Coast searching for African American high school students to recruit to the school, young men he felt had the potential to succeed if given an opportunity. Among the twenty students he had a hand in recruiting that year were Clarence Thomas, the future Supreme Court justice; Edward P. Jones, who would go on to win a Pulitzer Prize for literature; and Theodore Wells, who would become one of the nation's most successful defense attorneys. Many of the others went on to become stars in their fields as well. In Fraternity, Diane Brady follows five of the men through their college years. Not only did the future president of Holy Cross convince the young men to attend the school, he also obtained full scholarships to support them, and then mentored, defended, coached, and befriended them through an often challenging four years of college, pushing them to reach for goals that would sustain them as adults. Would these young men have become the leaders they are today without Father Brooks's involvement? Fraternity is a triumphant testament to the power of education and mentorship, and a compelling argument for the difference one person can make in the lives of others. From the Hardcover edition.
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month, the Reverend John Brooks, a professor of theology at the College of the Holy Cross who shared Dr. King's dream of an integrated society, drove up and down the East Coast searching for African American high school students to recruit to the school, young men he felt had the potential to succeed if given an opportunity. Among the twenty students he had a hand in recruiting that year were Clarence Thomas, the future Supreme Court justice; Edward P. Jones, who would go on to win a Pulitzer Prize for literature; and Theodore Wells, who would become one of the nation's most successful defense attorneys. Many of the others went on to become stars in their fields as well. In Fraternity, Diane Brady follows five of the men through their college years. Not only did the future president of Holy Cross convince the young men to attend the school, he also obtained full scholarships to support them, and then mentored, defended, coached, and befriended them through an often challenging four years of college, pushing them to reach for goals that would sustain them as adults. Would these young men have become the leaders they are today without Father Brooks's involvement? Fraternity is a triumphant testament to the power of education and mentorship, and a compelling argument for the difference one person can make in the lives of others. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dominic Hoffman

Length:

7h 55m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:18


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:53


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:01


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:29


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:06


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:00


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:19


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:00


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:03


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:22


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:32


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:29


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:30


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:00


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:40


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:18


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:30


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:20


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:53


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:45


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:56


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:50


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:23


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:31


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:41


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:56


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:58


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:27


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:11


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:10


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:22


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:54


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:12


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:18


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:34


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:46


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:21


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:11


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:45


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:20


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:06


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:14


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

02:09


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:57


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:29


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:02


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:29


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:30


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:40


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:23


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:13


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:32


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:26


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:07


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:04


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:34


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

08:01


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:31


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:48


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:38


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:48


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:44


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:36


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:19


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:56


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

05:52


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:24


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:04


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

07:43


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:51


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:36


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:01


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:23


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:11


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:54


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

07:26


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:51


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

03:22


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:23


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

00:30