Skip to main content
Displaying 1 of 1
The pact : three young men make a promise and fulfill a dream
2003
Please select and request a specific volume by clicking one of the icons in the 'Find it! Availability' section below.
Find it! Availability
Annotations

Follows the experiences of the authors, three friends who grew up in impoverished families in Newark, New Jersey, and who supported one another in their dreams of becoming doctors in spite of tremendous disadvantages. - (Baker & Taylor)

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A remarkable story about the power of friendship.


Chosen by Essence to be among the forty most influential African Americans, the three doctors grew up in the streets of Newark, facing city life’s temptations, pitfalls, even jail. But one day these three young men made a pact. They promised each other they would all become doctors, and stick it out together through the long, difficult journey to attaining that dream. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt are not only friends to this day—they are all doctors.

This is a story about joining forces and beating the odds. A story about changing your life, and the lives of those you love most... together.

- (Penguin Putnam)

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A remarkable story about the power of friendship.


Chosen by Essence to be among the forty most influential African Americans, the three doctors grew up in the streets of Newark, facing city life’s temptations, pitfalls, even jail. But one day these three young men made a pact. They promised each other they would all become doctors, and stick it out together through the long, difficult journey to attaining that dream. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt are not only friends to this day—they are all doctors.

This is a story about joining forces and beating the odds. A story about changing your life, and the lives of those you love most... together.

- (Random House, Inc.)

Author Biography

George Jenkins, Sampson Davis, and Rameck Hunt grew up together in Newark and graduated from Seton Hall University. Davis and Hunt received their medical degrees from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Jenkins received his dentistry degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry. The three doctors are the recipients of the Essence Lifetime Achievement Award. All three continue to live in Newark.

Lisa Frazier Page is a national award-winning writer for The Washington Post. - (Penguin Putnam)

Large Cover Image
Librarian's View
Displaying 1 of 1