Up the Down Staircase

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Dramatic Publishing, 1970 - Fiction - 350 pages
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It is very easy to read. - Goodreads
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It was also insightful, with a serious plot. - Goodreads
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I was reminded of this book by my blogging friend, John Thompson... http://www.livingindialogue.com/teach... His excellent review inspired me to reread, and I was astonished by how timely this book is ... Read full review

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Very sweet book, for the most part it is timeless too. (only a few references that were dated.) Read full review

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About the author (1970)

Bella Kaufman was born in Berlin, Germany on May 10, 1911. In 1922, she emigrated to the United States with her parents. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hunter College in 1934 and a Master's degree in English from Columbia University in 1936. She worked as a teacher and sold the occasional short story to magazines. Her first novel, Up the Down Staircase, was published in 1965. There was a film version of the novel made in 1967. Her other works included Love, Etc. and a collection of short stories entitled La Tigresse. She died on July 25, 2014 at the age of 103.

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