Boys Themselves by Michael Ruhlman
A Return to Single-Sex Education

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Addressing the controversial subject of same-sex schools, journalist Michael Ruhlman has discovered a growing body of research that describes clear advantages of all-boy and all-girl schools, in both cognitive and social terms. Ruhlman explores environment, school culture, moral judgment, and other issues fundamental to the education of all children.
 

About Michael Ruhlman

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Michael Ruhlman was born in 1963 in Cleveland and graduated Duke in 1985 with a BA in literature. His first book, Boy's Themselves (1996), revealed life at an all-boy day school. His second, the Making of a Chef came in 1997 and was re-released in 2009 in a new paperback edition. Michael's other published works include The Soul of a Chef (2000), Wooden Boats: In Pursuit of the Perfect Craft at an American Boatyard (2001), and Walk on Water (2003). He co-wrote The French Laundry Cookbook (1999) with Thomas Keller and A Return to Cooking (2002) with Eric Ripert, chef-owner of Le Bernardin. His latest works include Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking and Curing (2011) and Salumi: The Craft of Italian Dry Curing (2012), both with Brian Polcyn.
 
Published September 1, 1996 by Henry Holt & Co. 384 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Affectionate and well-drawn portrait of a school year at an all-boy prep school.

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While many people might consider single-sex schools an anachronism and even harmful, Ruhlman, who graduated in 1981 from University School, an all-boys prep school in Cleveland, would disagree. He cit

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While many people might consider single-sex schools an anachronism and even harmful, Ruhlman, who graduated in 1981 from University School, an all-boys prep school in Cleveland, would disagree.

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