Ordinary Resurrections

Ordinary Resurrections

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Jonathan Kozol's books have become touchstones of the American conscience. In his most personal and optimistic book to date, Jonathan returns to the South Bronx to spend another four years with the children who have come to be his friends at P.S. 30 and St. Ann's. A fascinating narrative of daily urban life seem through the eyes of children, "Ordinary Resurrections" gives the human face to Northern segregation and provides a stirring testimony to the courage and resilience of the young.Yet another classic of unblinking social observation from one of the finest writers ever to work in the genre, "Ordinary Resurrections" is a piercing discernment of right and wrong, of hope and despair -- from our nations's corridors of power to its poorest city streets.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 27.94mm | 362.87g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Perennial.
  • 0060956453
  • 9780060956455
  • 2,205,258

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"A magnificent gift to us all."--"Gwendolyn Brooks"Affecting...deeply moving. This is the most personal of Kozol's efforts."--"New York Times Book Review"A deeply moving and marvelous book. Jonathan Kozol has shared poetic and powerful stories of the poor children of Mott Haven who became a part of his life."--"Marian Wright Edelman
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