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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
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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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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Sleepaway School by Lee Stringer

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