Amazing Grace by Jonathan Kozol

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The author of Savage Inequalities, a New York Times best-seller, and Rachel and Her Children, winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, tells the stories of a handful of children who have--through the love and support of their families and dedicated community leaders--not yet lost their battle with the perils of life in America's most hopeless, helpless, and dangerous neighborhoods.

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Jonathan Kozol is the National Book Award-winning author of Death at an Early Age, The Shame of the Nation, and Savage Inequalities. He has been working with children in inner-city schools for more than 40 years.

Author Residence: Byfield, MA
Published June 26, 2012 by Broadway Books. 338 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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 A wrenching cri de coeur from a section of New York City where drugs, AIDS, cold, hunger, and rats who feed on babies are part of a child's everyday world.

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There has always been much talk about poor children and the dirty, hungry, hopeless lives they lead. Only Jonathan Kozol has taken the next...

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Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation by Jonathan Kozol is a classic in its field.

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