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A class apart : prodigies, pressure and passion inside one of America's best high schools

Author: Alec Klein
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the top-ranking Manhattan public high school cites its high-achieving alumni and offers insight into the experiences of its present-day students as they navigate the challenges of the school's considerable academic standards.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alec Klein
ISBN: 9780743299442 0743299442
OCLC Number: 123912539
Description: x, 323 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : Back to school --
Part 1. Delaney cards : early February-early March. Romeo ; The gauntlet ; The wizard of Oz ; Cuddle puddle muddle ; Jane's addiction ; Open house ; Like a Polaroid ; Sing! ; The natural --
Part 2: Detention : early March-mid April. Lost in Gatsby ; Great expectations ; The real world ; Protests and demands ; Grief virus ; Polazzo's time ; Hell's kitchen ; The contest --
Part 3: Senioritis : late April-late June. Zero tolerance ; College night ; Peter Pan tilts ; Neutral ground ; Love notes ; The players ; The human element ; The last dance ; The final days --
Epilogue : Back to the future --
Appendix : Notable alumni.
Responsibility: Alec Klein.
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A portrait of the top-ranking Manhattan public high school cites its high-achieving alumni and offers insight into the experiences of its present-day students as they navigate the challenges of the school's considerable academic standards.

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