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The Blackboard Jungle: A Novel by [Hunter, Evan]
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Length: 342 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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"Shocking . . . Arresting . . . Suspense-packed . . . [The Blackboard Jungle] seems to have been torn raw and bleeding out of [Hunter's] personal experience. . . . It frays the nerves like a scream for help in a dark alley. Like The Jungle and The Grapes of Wrath, this is a book which shouts that SOMETHING OUGHT TO BE DONE." --The New York Times Book Review

"A nightmarish but authentic first novel." --Time

"A raw, frightening commentary on a system for which there are no easy correctives . . . A highly dramatic if devastating demonstration of the unequal job of education." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Praise for Evan Hunter
"Under whichever name he writes, Hunter/McBain delivers the goods." --People

"He is a flat-out master of his trade." --Larry King, USA Today

Book Description

Part of the NFT/BFI Film Classics series, this is the story of life in a New York slum school, where young hoodlums develop their crude ways, and their teachers fight a vain and losing battle to bring a semblance of decency and honesty into their lives.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2484 KB
  • Print Length: 358 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 4871876373
  • Publisher: Open Road Media; Reprint edition (13 June 2017)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B072HW4YJ8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #447,845 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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