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Sleepaway School
By Lee Stringer

Sleepaway School

a Memoir

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Format: Paperback

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Sleepaway School by Lee Stringer

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This is the prequel to stringer's bestselling first memoir, grand central winter, now in pb. A "Boy Meets World" story from the author of Grand Central Winter, the acclaimed memoir of life on the streets of 1980s New York. With a foreword by Kurt Vonnegut. Lee Stringer revealed his life living with the mole people in the tunnels under New York City in Grand Central Winter. In this new work, he tells of the hardships of his early childhood: his time in foster care, the pain of being poor and black, his expulsion from school and the years he spent at Hawthorne Cedar Knolls - a 'sleepaway school' for children at risk.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781583227015
ISBN-10: 1583227016
Classification: Autobiography: general , Housing & homelessness
Format: Paperback (210mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publisher: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 5-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Lee Stringer

Like Shaking Hands with God by Lee Stringer Like Shaking Hands with God, Paperback (January 2011)

Kurt Vonnegut and Lee Stinger talk about the place where the lives they lead meet the art they practice.

Grand Central Winter by Lee Stringer Grand Central Winter, Paperback (July 2010)

One of the most powerful urban memoirs of our time

Sleepaway School by Lee Stringer Sleepaway School, Hardback (January 2005)

"Sleepaway School" is Stringer's recounting of his years at Hawthorne Cedar Knolls--a school for kids at risk--and the events that led up to them. This is a "boy-meets-world" story, the chronicle of one child's struggle simply to be.

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Author Biography - Lee Stringer

Lee Stringer served for three years in the mid-1990s as a senior editor of Street News (the American equivalent of the Big Issue), eventually becoming editor-in-chief. His recent writing has appeared in The Nation and the New York Times among other publications.

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