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Flashtraffic: Clarence Thomas agrees to book deal

Clarence Thomas has agreed to the biggest book deal ever for a sitting Supreme Court Justice.

Issue: "State of the Union 2003," Jan. 25, 2003

Clarence Thomas has agreed to the biggest book deal ever for a sitting Supreme Court Justice. HarperCollins will pay more than $1 million to publish the memoir in 2005. Mr. Thomas, who has already completed over 100 pages, will describe growing up in Pin Point, Ga., with a single mother as a black conservative during a bitter era of racial segregation and his rise to the high court.

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Joel C. Rosenberg
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