Ninety years ago, a woman named Caroline Pratt started a school for a few children from Italian and Irish working-class families in the Greenwich Village section of Lower Manhattan. She took this step because she thought the neighborhood public schools were humdrum and ineffective.
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea is Thomas Cahill’s fourth volume in the Hinges of History series, which includes his How the Irish Sa
Tobias Wolff is best known as a memoirist both for This Boy’s Life and In Pharaoh’s Army, as well as a fine short-story
Although Gene Outka’s The Ethics of Human Stem Cell Research first appeared in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, it serves as the