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Letters to a young politician

Alistair McAlpine

Letters to a young politician

from his Uncle

by Alistair McAlpine

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Published by Faber and Faber in London, Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlistair McAlpine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.C22 L48 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL589779M
ISBN 100571177565
LC Control Number96180690
OCLC/WorldCa32202190

National Book Award winner and creative writing lecturer McCann (Let the Great World Spin), inspired by 20 years of writing and teaching, riffs on Rainer Maria Rilke's iconic Letters to a Young Poet () like a cultural shaman blotting wounds without causing harm. About Letters to a Young Teacher. This is the book for readers of Jonathan Kozol’s previous works on education, including The Shame of the Nation and On Being a Teacher; for readers of memoirs like Frank McCourt’s Teacher Man; for new teachers looking for guidance and inspiration; and for educators, administrators, and children’s advocates of all levels of experience.

  This isn't book learning; it doesn't follow from theory. writing letters to politicians and bureaucrats, piecing together leaflets and press releases and horrifying my parents-an activist. This is the book for readers of Jonathan Kozol's previous works on education, including The Shame of the Nation and On Being a Teacher; for readers of memoirs like Frank McCourt's Teacher Man; for new teachers looking for guidance and inspiration; and for educators, administrators, and children's advocates of all levels of experience. From the award-winning author of bestsellers Shame of the.

  When he was a twenty-eight-year-old lawyer-diplomat in Poland, this young Catholic school graduate went undercover into Jewish ghettos and death camps in . “With Letters to a Young Teacher, Jonathan Kozol reminds us that teaching remains a wonderful and essential calling. Committed, gifted teachers who recognize the 'inherent value' of every child are needed now more than ever. I hope this inspiring book will spark a new generation of teacher-leaders heeding Kozol's passionate call and example.”.


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Letters to a Young Contrarian is Christopher Hitchens' contribution, released into the Art of Mentoring series published by Basic Books. Inspired by his students at The New School in New York City and "a challenge that was made to me in the early months of the year ," the book is addressed directly to the reader—"My Dear X" —as a series of missives exploring a range of.The best-selling writer of the Reagan revolution offers advice to today’s budding young conservatives—the very people he sees as the true “radicals” of tomorrow.

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