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The Blackboard Jungle

After serving his country in World War II, Richard Dadier decides to become an English teacher--and for the sin of wanting to make a difference, he's hired at North Manual Trades High School. A tough vocational school in the East Bronx, Manual Trades is home to angry, unruly teenagers exiled from New York City's regular public schools. On his first day, Dadier endures relentless mockery and ridicule and makes an enemy of the student body by rescuing a female colleague from a vicious attack.

Year: 1954     Genre: Crime Fiction

Oct 15, 1926 -- Jul 06, 2005
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1954The Blackboard Jungle Crime Fiction