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Lives on the boundary : the struggles and achievements of America's underprepared

Author: Mike Rose
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, [1989] ©1989
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author's account of teaching America's "underprepared" and of his personal journey from a Los Angeles ghetto to a major research university.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rose, Mike (Michael Anthony).
Lives on the boundary.
New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1989
(OCoLC)664313937
Named Person: Mike Rose; Mike Rose
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Rose
ISBN: 0029268214 9780029268216
OCLC Number: 18324010
Description: xiv, 255 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Our schools and our children --
"I just wanna be average" --
Entering the conversation --
The poem is a substitute for love --
Literate stirrings --
Reclaiming the classroom --
The politics of remediation --
Crossing boundaries.
Responsibility: Mike Rose.

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Remedial, illiterate, intellectually deficient--these are the stigmas that define the educational underclass to which Mike Rose once belonged. Here, he tells of his personal journey from a Los  Read more...

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