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This is the sequel biography to a similar book called "To Sir with Love." It follows the story of the author who, after the events of the previous book, where he was a teacher, is again thrust into an unfamiliar role as a social worker, particularly trying to get families to adopt non-white children, during a time where racial divides were very real. This story primarily deals with his struggle to have a young boy named Robby, who was of mixed parentage, which led many potential foster parents to reject him on the grounds that he was not 'Their sort', regardless of the race of the parents. Although this book make have political significance in this day and age, the issues when this book was written were primarily social, as was the struggle to overcome them.

This book is in good condition overall. There is some shelf wear to the dust jacket and the boards, although neither is particularly serious. Additionally, the pages are in good condition, being clean and undamaged. The spine is also tightly bound.

Item details

Author(s):
E.R.Briathwaite
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19.5 x 13.5 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
219
Publisher:
Readers Union
Title:
Paid Servant

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This is the sequel biography to a similar book called "To Sir with Love." It follows the story of the author who, after the events of the previous book, where he was a teacher, is again thrust into an unfamiliar role as a social worker, particularly trying to get families to adopt non-white children, during a time where racial divides were very real. This story primarily deals with his struggle to have a young boy named Robby, who was of mixed parentage, which led many potential foster parents to reject him on the grounds that he was not 'Their sort', regardless of the race of the parents. Although this book make have political significance in this day and age, the issues when this book was written were primarily social, as was the struggle to overcome them.

This book is in good condition overall. There is some shelf wear to the dust jacket and the boards, although neither is particularly serious. Additionally, the pages are in good condition, being clean and undamaged. The spine is also tightly bound.

Author(s):
E.R.Briathwaite
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19.5 x 13.5 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
219
Publisher:
Readers Union
Title:
Paid Servant

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