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A Class Apart Prodigies, Pressure, and Passion Inside One of America"s Best High Schools by Alec Klein

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Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English


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  • Sociology - General,
  • Education / General,
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  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10723567M
ISBN 100743299450
ISBN 109780743299459

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