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Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America

By: Jonathan Kozol

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Broadway Books: September 2013

Seller ID: 17452

ISBN: 1400052475

Condition: New


In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his previous prize-winning books, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into adulthood. For nearly fifty years, Jonathan has pricked the conscience of his readers by laying bare the savage inequalities inflicted upon children for no reason but the accident of being born to poverty within a wealthy nation. But never has his intimate acquaintance with his subj... View more info