Fire in the Ashes by Jonathan Kozol
Fire in the Ashes: Book summary and reviews of Fire in the Ashes by Jonathan Kozol
Fire in the Ashes Summary
In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into adulthood.
Fire in the Ashes Reviews
"Starred Review. Engrossing chronicle of lives blighted and redeemed....Like a latter-day Dickens (but without the melodrama), he gives us another powerful indictment of America's treatment of the poor." Publisher's Weekly
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Jonathan Kozol is the National Book Award-winning author of Savage Inequalities, Death at an Early Age, The Shame of the Nation, and Amazing Grace. He has been working with children in inner-city schools for nearly fifty years.
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