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The fall of Rome : a novel

Author: Martha Southgate
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2004, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Latin instructor Jerome Washington, the only African-American teacher at an all-boys boarding school in Connecticut, finds his ideals about race challenged by a promising young African-American student who responds to Jerome in an unexpected way.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Southgate
ISBN: 0743227212 9780743227216
OCLC Number: 1037543985
Target Audience: Adult
Description: 219 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Martha Southgate.

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Latin instructor Jerome Washington, the only African-American teacher at an all-boys boarding school in Connecticut, finds his ideals about race challenged by a promising young African-American student who responds to Jerome in an unexpected way.

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"[A] deeply thoughtful, literate novel... [Her] ability to explore the social and emotional elements that unite and divide us establishes her as a serious talent." - Publishers Weekly "[A] quietly Read more...

 
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