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ISBN: 1441841377 / ISBN-13: 9781441841377

Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation

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  • Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation (Brilliance Corporation) – Audiobook CD (2010)
    by Jonathan Kozol, Dick Hill (Performed by)

    Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation

    Audiobook CD, Brilliance Corporation
    2010
    English

    ISBN: 1441841377
    ISBN-13: 9781441841377

    "Amazing Grace" is a book about about the hearts of children who grow up in the South Bronx - the poorest congressional district of our nation. The children we meet through the deepening friendships that evolve between Jonathan Kozol and their families defy the stereotypes of urban youth too frequently presented on TV and in newspapers. Tender, generous, and often religiously devout, they speak with painful clarity about the poverty and racial isolation that have wounded but not hardened them. "It's not like being in a jail ... Show more

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sarahbokchoy

realistic and eye-opening

by sarahbokchoy on May 13, 2009

Journalist Kozol searches the burroughs of New York in the hopes of revealing why so many families are falling below the poverty line, the abundance of gang and drug politics, and the slipping education rates of children. Recording heart-wrenching stories of troubled welfare, gang-activity and a system that has generally failed the burroughs of New York, Kozol stirs his readers to action and not to turn a blind eye to those most in need.

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