Letters to a Young Brother: MANifest Your Destiny (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Apr 20, 2006 - Self-Help - 192 pages
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Offering inspirational advice in a down-to-earth style, this unique compilation of letters provides wisdom, guidance, and heartfelt insight to help the reader chart their own path to success. Based on the author’s motivational speaking at inner-city schools across the country, the letters deal with the tough issues that face young people today. Bombarded with messages from music and the media, Harper set out to dispel the stereotypical image of success that young people receive today and instead emphasizes alternative views of what it truly means to be a successful male, such as educational and community achievements and self-respect. Intended to provide this frequently regarded “lost generation” of young men with words of encouragement and guidance, Harper’s deep-rooted passion regarding the plight of today’s youth drove him to write this book, sure to change the lives of readers for years to come.


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Very good book, gives great advice. - Goodreads
Great motivation and insight for young readers! - Goodreads
Very good advice and spot on. - Goodreads

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Inspirational, Truthful & Honest Read! A Brilliant Writer! Read full review

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User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

I am so inspired by Hill Harper. His humbleness and sincerity in this book of letters to young men of color is remarkable and touching. He seems to truly care and has a deep sense of what all young people are experiencing in life today. Read full review


Part One
Letter 1
Letter 2
Letter 3
Part Two
Letter 4
Letter 5
Letter 10
Part Four
Letter 11
Letter 12
Letter 13
Letter 14
Part Five
Letter 15

Letter 6
Letter 7
Part Three
Letter 8
Letter 9
Letter 16
Letter 17

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About the author (2006)

Currently starring in CSI: NY, Hill Harper has appeared in numerous prime- time television shows and feature films, including Beloved and He Got Game. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a B.A. and cum laude from Harvard Law School. He also holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government. He was recently named one of People magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive.

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