Candidly describes the problems overcome by this Black teacher in teaching distrustful, rebellious teenagers in a London slum school
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E. R. Braithwaite (1912 - 2016) was a Guyanese-born British-American writer who is best known for his autobiographical novels To Sir, With Love and Paid Servant, stories of social conditions and racial discrimination based on his experiences working in London as a schoolteacher and a welfare worker. A WWII veteran, he also held diplomatic positions in Guyana, the United Nations, the World Veterans Federation, and UNESCO and taught at several universities.
Ben Onwukwe has a distinguished performing career that spans over thirty years and has included theatre, television, radio, and audiobook narration. He has worked at countless theatres up and down the UK, including the Royal Shakespeare Company, and his television work includes London's Burning, Coronation Street, and EastEnders. The narrator of numerous audiobooks in various genres, he can also be heard in the BBC Radio 4 production of Alexander McCall Smith's The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
“Moving and inspiring. . . . A book that the reader devours quickly, ponders slowly, and forgets not at all.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Fine, and genuinely touching.” —Caryl Phillips
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Book Description Jove, 1986. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11051509031X
Book Description Jove, 1986. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M051509031X