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WHO: Kathleen Jordan
WHAT: A BOY FROM GEORGIA Book Signing
WHEN: Friday, October 16, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

WHAT IT’S ABOUT:
When Hamilton Jordan, a key aide to Jimmy Carter and the architect of the President's stunning 1976 victory, died of peritoneal mesothelioma in 2008, he left behind a mostly finished memoir. Jordan’s daughter, Kathleen—with the help of her brothers and mother—took up the task of editing and completing the book. A BOY FROM GEORGIA: COMING OF AGE IN THE SEGREGATED SOUTH is the result of this posthumous father-daughter collaboration. It chronicles Hamilton Jordan’s childhood in Albany, Georgia, charting his moral and intellectual development as he discovers the complicated legacies of racism, religious intolerance, and southern politics, while at the same time giving readers an intimate view of the state’s wheelers and dealers. Clear-eyed about the triumphs and tragedies of Jordan’s beloved home state and region, A BOY FROM GEORGIA tells the story of a remarkable life in a voice that is witty, vivid, and honest.

“This is a delightful and inspiring coming-of-age story...but it is much more than one raconteur’s personal report of how the scales fell from his eyes. Through Hamilton’s stories of his maturation, it is possible, finally, to trace the evolution of a species—the white, southern male—from the muck of Jim Crowism to the embrace of the progressive spirit that is the South’s salvation.”
—Pulitzer Prize-winner Hank Klibanoff

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Hamilton Jordan was Chief of Staff to President Jimmy Carter, and instrumental in crafting his 1976 campaign and presidential victory. One of the most controversial and influential of Jimmy Carter's advisers, Jordan later distinguished himself as an effective advocate for cancer research in treatment. He is the author of CRISIS: THE LAST YEAR OF THE CARTER PRESIDENCY, and NO SUCH THING AS A BAD DAY: A MEMOIR.

Kathleen Jordan, daughter of Hamilton Jordan, has worked for Comedy Central as a writer, worked as a cast and wardrobe production assistant on American Gypsies, and is currently a freelance writer, blogger, and author. Jordan grew up in Georgia, but lives in New York.
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