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The Blackboard Jungle - Evan Hunter
The Blackboard Jungle
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This "nightmarish but authentic" (Time) portrait of a high school English teacher and the defiant, uncontrollable students in his charge rings with ferocious urgency and harrowing realism. A timeless rendering of youth culture set against the backdrop of 1950s New York City, The Blackboard Jungle... show more
This "nightmarish but authentic" (Time) portrait of a high school English teacher and the defiant, uncontrollable students in his charge rings with ferocious urgency and harrowing realism. A timeless rendering of youth culture set against the backdrop of 1950s New York City, The Blackboard Jungle speaks powerfully to the alarming epidemic of violence and security issues in today's schools.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780743493680 (0743493680)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Blackboard Jungle ★★★☆☆
This is absolutely not an inspirational story of a tough and idealistic teacher who reaches the hearts and minds of poor children who go on to fulfill their destinies as productive, law abiding adults. It's the story of a broken system that has created the vocational school with the sole purpose ...
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