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To sir, with love [electronic resource]. E. R Braithwaite.

Braithwaite, E. R. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781480457508 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781480457379 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Open Road Media, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: This classic schoolroom drama of a black teacher in London's tough East End who triumphs over bigotry and ignorance to change the lives of his students forever was hailed by the New York Times as "a book that the reader devours quickly, ponders slowly, and forgets not at all"With opportunities for black men limited in post?World War II London, Rick Braithwaite, a former Royal Air Force pilot and Cambridge-educated engineer, accepts a teaching position that puts him in charge of a class of angry, unmotivated, bigoted white teenagers whom the system has mostly abandoned. When his efforts to reach these troubled students are met with threats, suspicion, and derision, Braithwaite takes a radical new approach. He will treat his students as people poised to enter the adult world. He will teach them to respect themselves and to call him "Sir." He will open up vistas before them that they never knew existed. And over the course of a remarkable year, he will...
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Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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