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Reaching Up for Manhood: Transforming the Lives of Boys in America

Canada, Geoffrey

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ISBN 10: 0807023167 / ISBN 13: 9780807023167
Published by Beacon Press, Boston, MA, 1998
Condition: very good, very good
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Title: Reaching Up for Manhood: Transforming the ...

Publisher: Beacon Press, Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1998

Book Condition: very good, very good

Edition: First Printing.

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The author of Fist Stick Knife Gun provides an intimate glimpse into the issues affecting inner-city boys, including drugs, early age sex, and the cultural influences that create an explosive sexual landscape for young boys by drawing on his own life experiences.

About the Author:

Geoffrey Canada is president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone in New York City, which President Barack Obama called “an all-encompassing, all-hands-on-deck anti-poverty effort that is literally saving a generation of children.” Canada has been profiled on 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, and The Colbert Report, and was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential people of 2011 for his work in child advocacy. He is the author of Fist Stick Knife Gun.

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