One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools. Based on the author's own experiences, this is the story of a black teacher's trials and triumphs with a group of senior pupils in an overcrowded London school.
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"A book that the reader devours quickly, ponders slowly, and forgets not at all-Moving and inspiring" New York Times "E.R. Braithwaite's postwar novel about a black teacher fighting to win the respect of white pupils in a school in the East End of London is a milestone in the campaign for racial equality" Guardian "It is the noblest, most moving, least sentimental account of life in a modern school and of a teacher's struggles with his pupils and with himself that I have come across" -- Michael Croft ObserverFrom the Publisher:
The inspirational story of one man overcoming prejudice in a tough East End school.
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Book Description Prentice Hall Trade, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 139230378