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The Blackboard Jungle: A Novel

ISBN13: 9780743493680
ISBN: 0743493680
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
List Price: $7.99
Publisher: Pocket Books
Published Date:
Edition 0050-Anniversary
Pages: 480
Average Goodreads rating: 3.93/5 (498 ratings)

This "nightmarish but authentic" ("Time") portrait of a high school English teacher and the defiant, uncontrollable students in his charge rings with ferocious urgency and harrowing realism. A timeless rendering of youth culture set against the backdrop of 1950s New York City, "The Blackboard Jungle" speaks powerfully to the alarming epidemic of violence and security issues in today's schools.