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Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools

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Publisher Comments:

In this National Book Award-winning book, Kozol unflinchingly exposes the disturbing "destruction of hearts and minds in the Boston public school." A new Epilogue assesses the last 20 years of the educational system.

Review:

"Honest and terrifying....The heartbreaking story it tells has to be read!" Robert Coles, the New York Times Book Review

Review:

"Through Kozol's voice, we hear the children calling for help....what he tells us is the truth." New York Review of Books

Review:

"This book will anger you to the boiling point and may make you want to weep....I recommend — with considerable urgency — Death at an Early Age." Chicago Tribune

About the Author

Educator and author Jonathan Kozol was born in Boston. He graduated from Harvard University in 1958.

Kozol has an concerns with topics such as illiteracy, children trying to learn in bad neighborhoods and homelessness. His books include Death at an Early Age, Illiterate American and Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America.

Boston-born psychiatrist and author Robert Martin Coles devoted his professional life to the psychology of children. Coles has been associated with the Harvard University Medical School since 1960.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his five-volume series entitled Children in Crisis, Coles has contributed hundreds of articles to popular magazines, as well as writing over thirty books for adults and children. Other books include The Mind's Fate, Flannery O'Connor's South, and Walker Percy: An American Search. Educator and author Jonathan Kozol was born in Boston. He graduated from Harvard University in 1958.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452262928
Author:
Kozol, Jonathan
Publisher:
Plume Books
Preface by:
Coles, Robert
Preface:
Coles, Robert
Author:
Coles, Robert
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Administration
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Boston
Subject:
Discrimination in education
Subject:
Administration - General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Schools -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Subject:
Discrimination in education - Massachusetts -
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
6029
Publication Date:
October 1985
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.96x5.34x.76 in. .52 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 272 pages Plume Books - English 9780452262928 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Honest and terrifying....The heartbreaking story it tells has to be read!"
"Review" by , "Through Kozol's voice, we hear the children calling for help....what he tells us is the truth."
"Review" by , "This book will anger you to the boiling point and may make you want to weep....I recommend — with considerable urgency — Death at an Early Age."
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