Winner of the 2006 Booker Worthen Literary Prize and the 2004 Ragsdale Award. Sidney Sanders McMath was a pivotal figure not only in Arkansas history but in the history of the Democratic Party and of American law. Still vibrant and engaged in his nineties, he sets out his story in full for the first time: how he rose and fell in public office, and rose again as a lawyer seeking justice for ordinary people. McMath divides his story into four parts. In the first, he describes how his early life in rural Arkansas sparked his ...

Promises Kept 2003, University of Arkansas Press

ISBN-13: 9781557287540