In the Deep Heart's Core

In the Deep Heart's Core

Description

In the Deep Heart's Core is the uplifting story of young Teach for America volunteer who becomes an English teacher in a desperately impoverished African-American high school in the rural Mississippi Delta beset by gang violence, drug abuse, ruptured families and teen pregnancy-but among the sorrow and struggle he finds dignity and hope, and works to bring the nascent intellectual curiosity of his students to full flower.


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Details

Author(s)
Michael Johnston, Robert Coles
Format
Paperback | 240 pages
Dimensions
140 x 209 x 17mm | 295g
Publication date
01 Sep 2003
Publisher
Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
Reprint
ISBN10
0802140246
ISBN13
9780802140241
Bestsellers rank
957,330