The Headmasters Papers: A Novel

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Garrett County Press, Jul 25, 2012 - Fiction - 229 pages
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John Greeve is the headmaster. The 30 years of his life at The Wells School have been rich, challenging, and full of meaning. But now John Greeve's precisely ordered world is crumbling. The values he so passionately believes in are being threatened by forces he cannot accept. John Greeve is a man at the crossroads fighting for the decency of his school, for the survival of his family-and, finally, stripped of everything, for his very life.

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User Review  - jennannej - LibraryThing

I was surprised to find that I really enjoyed this story. The entire story is told through letters, memos and other correspondence of a boys school headmaster. It seemed a bit ordinary to begin, and I ... Read full review

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Richard A. Hawley is headmaster of the University School in Cleveland, Ohio, and teaches philosophy and history. His essays, stories, and poems have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Commonweal, Christian Science Monitor, and American Film. He lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.

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