Teacher Man Author:Frank McCourt Praise for Teacher Man: — "Moving out of the poor Irish lanes of his childhood and now ito the high chool classrooms of New York City, Frank McCourt exchanges one garden of suffering for another, but always with a comic eye, a sympathetic heart and the perfect timing of a master storyteller. Teacher Man is a cry from the barricades of public educ... more »ation and should be required reading not just for all teachers but for anyone who ever set foot in a high school. Happily, there will be no test."
---Billy Collins, author of The Trouble with Poetry: and other Poems
" The same dark humor, lyric voice and gift for dialogue are apparent here.... the Teaching profession's loss is the reading public's gain, entirely." --- Kirkus Reviews
" McCourt pays deep homage to the three decades he spent teaching English... punctuated by moments of crisis, connection and transcendence." --Elle
" McCourt's many fans will of course love this book, but is should also be mandatory reading for every teacher in America. And it wouldn't hurt some politicians to read it, too." ---Publishers Weekly« less