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A Life Worth Living: The Selected Letters of John Holt
A Life Worth Living The Selected Letters of John Holt
ISBN-13: 9780814205440
ISBN-10: 0814205445
Publication Date: 11/1990
Pages: 285
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Publisher: Ohio State Univ Pr (Txt)
Book Type: Paperback
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On the back cover: "The letters of education critic and reformer John Holt were worksheets for his public writing as well a a fascinating record of his time. They contain some of his most poignant insights into education and educational reform, school, and politics. In this absorbing collection, Holt can be seen at his fiercest--openly challenging the usefulness and wisdom of compulsory schools, of universities, of the institution of childhood--and at his freshest, revealing thoughts conceived in the moment of writing."

With an introduction by Susannah Sheffer, of the now defunct _Growing Without Schooling_ magazine.