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The Resource Fire in the ashes : twenty-five years among the poorest children in America, Jonathan Kozol

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

Label
Fire in the ashes : twenty-five years among the poorest children in America
Title
Fire in the ashes
Title remainder
twenty-five years among the poorest children in America
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Kozol
Title variation
  • Twenty five years among the poorest children in America
  • 25 years among the poorest children in America
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Continuing the stories of inner-city children he has known for many years, the author shares the personal journeys of youths who have struggled to work through formidable racial and economic inequalities while approaching adulthood
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Kozol, Jonathan
Dewey number
362.77/56909747275
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Poor children
  • Poor families
  • Child welfare
  • Children
Label
Fire in the ashes : twenty-five years among the poorest children in America, Jonathan Kozol
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-339) and index
Contents
The journey begins -- Eric and his sister -- Pietro and his children -- Silvio : invincible -- Alice Washington : the details of life -- Survivors -- The boy who ate a giant bag of cookies while he walked me 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
Control code
sky246240413
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 354 p.
Isbn
9781400052462
Lccn
2012005183
Label
Fire in the ashes : twenty-five years among the poorest children in America, Jonathan Kozol
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-339) and index
Contents
The journey begins -- Eric and his sister -- Pietro and his children -- Silvio : invincible -- Alice Washington : the details of life -- Survivors -- The boy who ate a giant bag of cookies while he walked me 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
Control code
sky246240413
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 354 p.
Isbn
9781400052462
Lccn
2012005183

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