To Sir With Love

Fifty years on, To Sir With Love can be read as a narrative of triumph over adversity concerning one highly unusual man's eight-month long experience of an inner-city school that enables him to grow, and occasions some of the people he ...

To Sir With Love

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY CARYL PHILLIPS In 1945, Rick Braithwaite, a smart, highly educated ex-RAF pilot, looks for a job in British engineering. He is deeply shocked to realise that, as a black man from British Guiana, no one will employ him because of the colour of his skin. In desperation he turns to teaching, taking a job in a tough East End school, and left to govern a class of unruly teenagers. With no experience or guidance, Braithwaite attempts to instill discipline, confound prejudice and ultimately, to teach.

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To Sir With Love
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: E. R. Braithwaite
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-30 - Publisher: Random House

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY CARYL PHILLIPS In 1945, Rick Braithwaite, a smart, highly educated ex-RAF pilot, looks for a job in British engineering. He is deeply shocked to realise that, as a black man from British Guiana, no one will employ him because of the colour of his skin. In
To Sir, with Love
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Lauren Layne
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-29 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Love Is Blind meets You’ve Got Mail in this laugh-out-loud romantic comedy following two thirty-somethings who meet on a blind dating app—only to realize that their online chemistry is nothing compared to their offline rivalry. Perpetually cheerful and eager to please, Gracie Cooper strives to make the best out of
A Study Guide for E. R. Braithwaite's
Language: en
Pages: 26
Authors: Gale, Cengage Learning
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-12 - Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning

A Study Guide for E. R. Braithwaite's "To Sir, With Love," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all
To Sir, with Love
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: E. R. Braithwaite
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-07 - Publisher: Vintage

When a woman refuses to sit next to him on the bus, Rick Braithewaite is saddened and angered by her prejudice. In post-war cosmopolitan London he had hoped for a more enlightened attitude. When he begins his first teaching job in a tough East End school the reactions are the
The Mini Mod Sixties Book
Language: en
Pages: 143
Authors: Samantha Bleikorn
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Last Gasp

This book is about a revolution in spirit and fashion, and the amazing times in which it existed. The 60 marked some of the most important social and cultural turning points in the 20th century. The decade was a time of revolution, with changes occurring across a broad cultural and