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From South Boston to Cambridge: The Making of One Philadelphia Lawyer - A Memoir [Kindle Edition]

Otis L. Lee Jr.

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Book Description

"When I attended Jefferson Elementary School in Charlottesville in 1960, I was selected to recite the poem "The Path" by Paul Lawrence Dunbar, the noted black poet. That poem captured the story of my life. I had no idea when I first learned it by memory and recited it many times before the class that it would later have such a direct and dramatic application to my life. I recited the words not knowing their true meaning back then, but I know what they mean now, and who would have imagined how appropriate they would be. It is indeed passing strange how a poem learned and recited from memory by innocence can come to be reflective of the life of the declarant many years later. I cleaved "a path of my own," day after day, from Saturday to Saturday. Solving problems, "thrusting the looming rocks aside" in the lives of my clients and lending a helping hand where I could."

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About the Author

In his memoir from South Boston to Cambridge, Otis L. Lee, Jr. Traces his family history, highlights various personal and professional experiences: From his childhood/adolescence in Charlottesville, Virginia In the 1960's to the history/genealogy of The Lee family; From his trials In Chicago as an Aspiring Lawyer to his triumphs in Philadelphia, and his return to the tranquility of his beloved Albemarle County. This is a story that involves courage, perseverance, business acumen and success, vividly described. Mr. Lee's story is a notable one expressing numerous philosophical insights From a variety of experiences.

Product Details

  • File Size: 3412 KB
  • Print Length: 665 pages
  • Publisher: Fitzgerald Co. (August 13, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00EJRU370
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,757,511 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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