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In the Deep Heart's Core

In the Deep Heart's Core( )
Author: Johnston, Michael
Foreword by: Coles, Robert
ISBN:978-0-8021-4024-1
Publication Date:Aug 2003
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

In the fall of 1997, Michael Johnston went to the rural Mississippi Delta -- the "deep heart's core" of the South -- as a member of the Teach for America program, to become an English teacher in one of the poorest districts in the nation. At Greenville High School, he confronted a racially divided world in which his African-American students had to struggle daily against a legacy of crippling poverty and the scourges of drug addiction and gang violence that ravaged their...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Educators
Social Science / Children's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.67 Inches
Book Weight:0.656 Pounds
Author Biography
Johnston, Michael (Author)
Boston-born psychiatrist and author Robert Martin Coles devoted his professional life to the psychology of children. Coles has been associated with the Harvard University Medical School since 1960.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his five-volume series entitled Children in Crisis, Coles has contributed hundreds of articles to popular magazines, as well as writing over thirty books for adults and children. Other books include The Mind's Fate, Flannery O'Connor's South, and Walker Percy: An American Search.

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