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The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons

The Man Who Robbed the Robber Barons( )
Author: Logan, Andy
Introduction by: Remnick, David
Series title:A Common Reader Edition Ser.
ISBN:978-1-58579-034-0
Publication Date:Sep 2001
Publisher:Akadine Press, The
Imprint:Common Reader Editions
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
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World Bank Technical Paper No. 272. Public examinations in developing countries play a critical role in the selection of students for participation in the educational system. The exams dictate what is taught, how it is taught, and what is and is not learned. They are academic, have little reference to the everyday lives of the students, are limited to pencil-and-paper tests, and are biased toward high-achievers. Thus, students who leave school at an early stage are provided with...
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Logan, Andy (Author)
David Remnick was born on October 29, 1958 in Hackensack, N.J. and educated at Princeton University. He began his career at the Washington Post in 1982. In 1992, he became a staff writer for the New Yorker.

Remnick's book, Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction. The work deals with the last days of the Soviet Union, which Remnick witnessed firsthand as foreign correspondent to Moscow from the Washington Post.

Remnick is the author of numerous other works including The Devil Problem (And Other True Stories) published in 1996, Resurrection, The Struggle for a New Russia in 1997, and King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero, published in 1998. His most recent title, The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama, was published in 2010. 030



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