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Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America

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The story that jolted the conscience of the nation when it first appeared in The New Yorker

Jonathan Kozol is one of Americas most forceful and eloquent observers of the intersection of race, poverty, and education. His books, from the National Book Award-winning Death at an Early Age to his most recent, the critically acclaimed Shame of the Nation, are touchstones of the national conscience. First published in 1988 and based on the months the author spent among Americas homeless, Rachel and Her Children is an unforgettable record of the desperate voices of men, women, and especially children caught up in a nightmarish situation that tears at the hearts of readers. With record numbers of homeless children and adults flooding the nations shelters, Rachel and Her Children offers a look at homelessness that resonates even louder today.

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Jonathan Kozol is the National Book Award-winning author of Death at an Early Age, Savage Inequalities, Amazing Grace, and The Shame of the Nation. He has been working with children in inner-city schools for more than 40 years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307345899
Author:
Kozol, Jonathan
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Homeless persons
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
Poor
Subject:
Homelessness -- United States.
Subject:
Poor -- United States.
Subject:
Sociology-Urban Studies
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1 x .65 in .5 lb

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