Growing up Poor
A Literary Anthology
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Growing up Poor by Michael Coles
Book DescriptionIn a land of seemingly endless plenty, Growing Up Poor offers a startling and beautiful collection of stories, poems, and essays about growing up without. Searing in their candor, understated, and often unexpectedly moving, the selections range from a young girl s story of growing up in New York's slums at the turn of the twentieth century, to a southern family's struggles during the Depression, to contemporary stories of rural and urban poverty by some of our foremost authors. Thematically organized into four sectionson the material circumstances of poverty, denigration at the hands of others, the working poor, and moments of resolve and resiliencythe book combines the work of experienced authors, many writing autobiographically about their first-hand experience of poverty, with that of students and other contemporary writers. Edited and with an introduction by Pulitzer Prizewinning child psychiatrist Robert Coles, Growing Up Poor gives eloquent voice to those judged not by who they are, but by what they lack."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781565847446
(208mm x 141mm x 21mm)
Imprint: The New Press
Publisher: The New Press
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Michael Coles
Robert Coles is a child psychiatrist, Pultizer Prize winning author, and Harvard University professor. A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his lifelong work on behalf of children, he lives in Concord, Massachusetts. Randy Testa teaches in the education department of Dartmouth College. He has written two books on the Amish community of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Michael Coles is a documentary writer and photographer who has taught and coached inner-city children."
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