The night is dark and I am far from home

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Continuum, 1984 - Education - 208 pages
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User Review  - TurtleBoy - LibraryThing

While I agree with a large number of the indictments made by this book, the extremist tone the author (a man I respect a great deal) takes is disheartening: his language is violent and incendiary, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - maryh10000 - LibraryThing

What I mainly remember from this is the author's choice to send his children to an inner city school because he reasoned it wasn't fair for him to take advantage of white privilege. What does it mean to "walk the walk" and not just "talk the talk?" Read full review

Contents

Deceptions of the Nineteen Sixties
1
Straightforward Lies
7
Saying No
16
Copyright

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About the author (1984)

Educator and author Jonathan Kozol was born in Boston. He graduated from Harvard University in 1958. Kozol has an concerns with topics such as illiteracy, children trying to learn in bad neighborhoods and homelessness. His books include Death at an Early Age, Illiterate American and Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America.

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