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The Teacher Who Couldn't Read: One Man's Triumph Over Illiteracy
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Brehon Publishing Company
Publication date December 29, 2017
Pages 272
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9781938620515
ISBN-10 1938620518
Dimensions 0.68 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 0.89 lbs.
Original list price $21.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: "The Teacher Who Couldn't Read" is John Corcoran's life story of how he struggled through school without the basic skills of how to read or write and went on to become a college graduate and a high school teacher, still without these basic skills. National literacy advocate John Corcoran continues to help bring illiteracy out of the shadows with this autobiography, "The Teacher Who Couldn’t Read". It is the amazing true story of a man who triumphed over his illiteracy and who has become one of the nation's leading literacy advocates. His shocking and emotionally moving story—from being a child who was failed by the system, to an angry adolescent, a desperate college student, and finally an emerging adult reader—touched audiences of such national television shows as the Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20, the Phil Donahue Show, and Larry King Live. His story was also featured in national magazines such as Esquire, Biography, Reader’s Digest, and People. "The Teacher Who Couldn't Read" is a gripping tale of triumph over America's national literacy crisis-- a story you'll thoroughly enjoy while being enlightened to a national tragedy.

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