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Ordinary Resurrections : Children in the Years of Hope (00 Edition)

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Jonathan Kozol's books have become touchstones of the American conscience.  In his most personal and optimistic book to date, Jonathan returns to the South Bronx to spend another four years with the children who have come to be his friends at P.S. 30 and St. Ann's.  A fascinating narrative of daily urban life seem through the eyes of children, Ordinary Resurrections gives the human face to Northern segregation and provides a stirring testimony to the courage and resilience of the young.

Yet another classic of unblinking social observation from one of the finest writers ever to work in the genre, Ordinary Resurrections is a piercing discernment of right and wrong, of hope and despair — from our nations's corridors of power to its poorest city streets.

Synopsis:

In this national bestseller, now in paperback, the acclaimed author of "Savage Inequalities" recounts the lessons he has learned from the struggles and unlikely triumphs of children in the South Bronx, one of America's most impoverished neighborhoods.

About the Author

Jonathan Kozol has been awarded the National Book Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award. His book Savage Inequalities was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and became a national bestseller.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060956455
Author:
Kozol, Jonathan
Publisher:
Harper Collins
Author:
Jonathan
Author:
Kozol
Author:
by Jonathan Kozol
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's Studies
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Psychology of Religion
Subject:
Socially handicapped children
Subject:
Mott Haven
Subject:
Children with social disabilities
Subject:
Mott Haven (New York, N.Y.)
Subject:
Children -- New York (State) -- New York.
Subject:
Psychology : General
Edition Number:
1st Perennial ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
106-575
Publication Date:
20010220
Binding:
Book
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.05x5.29x.94 in. .64 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this national bestseller, now in paperback, the acclaimed author of "Savage Inequalities" recounts the lessons he has learned from the struggles and unlikely triumphs of children in the South Bronx, one of America's most impoverished neighborhoods.

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