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Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America

Jonathan Kozol
Format
Book
Published
New York : Crown Publishers, c2012.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9781400052462, 1400052467, 9780770435950 (ebk.), 0770435955 (ebk.)
Summary
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.
Contents
  • The shadow of the past. The journey begins ; Eric and his sister ; Pietro and his children ; Silvio : invincible ; Alice Washington : the details of life
  • A bright shining light. 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
  • Pineapple has a few more things to say.
Description
x, 354 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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