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Teaching Stories

Teaching Stories

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  • Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
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  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: August 31, 2004
  • Price: $16.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8129-7169-9 (0-8129-7169-8)
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about this book

In this remarkable anthology, some of the world’s greatest writers provide a master class on the transformative power of learning and literature. Culled from a course developed by Pulitzer Prize—winning author Robert Coles for the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Teaching Stories is an invaluable collection in which novelists, essayists, and poets “render school life in all its complexity and variety.”

Featuring writings by James Agee • Julia Alvarez • Charles Baxter • Raymond Carver • John Cheever • Anton Chekhov • Erik H. Erikson • Anna Freud • Thomas Hardy • Toni Morrison • Howard Nemerov • Flannery O’Connor • Tillie Olsen • Leo Tolstoy • Tobias Wolff • Richard Yates

Ideal for educators and students of all ages, Teaching Stories will inspire anyone who loves great writing.