The Day They Came to Arrest the Book
By (author) Nat Hentoff
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Day They Came to Arrest the Book by Nat Hentoff
Book DescriptionWho would have believed that "The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn" could cause the worst crisis in the history of George Mason High School? Certainly not Barney Roth, editor of the school paper. But when a small but vocal group of students and parents decide that the book is racist, sexist, and immoral--and should be removed from reading lists and the school library--Barney takes matters into his own hands.When the Huck Finn issue comes up for a hearing, Barney decides to print his story about previous censorship efforts at school. He's sure that investigative reporting and publicity can help the cause. But is he too late to turn the tide of censorship?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780440918141
(184mm x 114mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Random House South Africa
Publisher: Random House (Pty) Ltd South Africa
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1983
Country of Publication: South Africa
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