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Fire in the ashes : twenty-five years among the poorest children in America

Author: Jonathan Kozol
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books, Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he's portrayed there, to share their journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into adulthood.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Kozol
ISBN: 9781400052479 1400052475
OCLC Number: 858541841
Description: x, 354 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The shadow of the past : The journey begins ; Eric and his sister ; Pietro and his children ; Silvio: invincible ; Alice Washington: the details of life --
pt. 2. A bright shining light : Survivors ; The boy who ate a giant bag of cookies while he walked me all around the neighborhood, and his very interesting mom ; Pineapple comes of age (part one) ; Pineapple in all her glory (and still bossing me around) ; A life of the mind (Jeremy, part one) ; No easy victories (Jeremy, part two) ; The killing fields ; Number our days --
Pineapple has a few more things to say.
Responsibility: Jonathan Kozol.

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Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books, Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he's portrayed there, to share their journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into adulthood.
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