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About the book
"Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice" will be published Tuesday by Prometheus Books. 413 pages; $28.
Larry S. Gibson
Career highlights: Has taught at the University of Maryland School of Law since 1974. Served as associate deputy attorney general during President Jimmy Carter's administration. Managed Kurt L. Schmoke's successful mayoral campaigns in 1987, 1991, and 1995. Was Maryland chairman of the Clinton/Gore presidential campaign in 1992.
Residence: Baltimore's Guilford neighborhood
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Education: Bachelor's degree in government and philosophy from Howard University, 1964; law degree from Columbia University, 1967.
Personal: married for 39 years; the couple's son is an anesthesiologist at Johns Hopkins University.