Finding the Words: The Education of James O. Freedman

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James Freedman, the fifteenth president of Dartmouth College, began life in a struggling middle-class Jewish family in a provincial industrial New Hampshire town. By the time of his death from cancer in March 2006, he was one of the most celebrated educational leaders of his generation, perhaps of the twentieth century. Finding the Words is Freedman's account of the first twenty-seven years of this astonishing trajectory in a life made difficult by depression, but sustained throughout by a love of books and learning, a ...

Finding the Words: The Education of James O. Freedman 2007, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691129273

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