Growing up Poor A Literary Anthology

ISBN-10: 156584744X
ISBN-13: 9781565847446
Edition: 2002
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Description: An anthology of stories, poems and essays about growing up 'without' in the land of plenty, this text includes contributions from writers such as Dorothy Allison, Raymond Carver, Ralph Ellison and Richard Ford.

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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 6/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

An anthology of stories, poems and essays about growing up 'without' in the land of plenty, this text includes contributions from writers such as Dorothy Allison, Raymond Carver, Ralph Ellison and Richard Ford.

Robert Coles is a professor of psychiatry & medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School, a research psychiatrist for the Harvard University Health Services, & the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard College. His many books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Children of Crisis" series as well as the best-selling "The Spiritual Life of Children" & "The Moral Intelligence of Children". Dr. Coles is a founding editor of the award-winning magazine "DoubleTake".

Preface
Introduction
To Come Into a World Like This One
Mother to Son
From White Mule
From A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
From The House on Mango Street
Big Boy
From Invisible Man
No Way Out
They, Those People Over There
A Question of Class
Who Will Speak for Lizzy?
From City Kids, City Teachers
From The Beat Within
Indian Education
Mother and Daughter
From Children of Crisis: A Study of Courage and Fear
Optimists
I Took My Place, Bent My Head and Went to Work
The Grammar of Silk
Cannery Town in August
Field Poem
Night Shift at St. Regis
Photograph of My Father in His Twenty-second Year
Take a Stand on High Ground
From Their Eyes Were Watching God
Doing What It Takes to Survive
From Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
The Ghost of Fred Astaire
Full Circle
From Children of Crisis: Migrants, Sharecroppers, Mountaineers
Show and Tell
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