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- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00
In this compelling book, Robert Coles, the celebrated Harvard professor and Pulitzer Prize?winning author, turns his attention to popular music legend Bruce Springsteen, and to the powerful impact Springsteen?s work has had both on the lives of his audience and on this country?s literary tradition. Coles places Springsteen in the pantheon of American... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
In this remarkable anthology, some of the world?s greatest writers provide a master class on the transformative power of learning and literature. Culled from a course developed by Pulitzer Prize?winning author Robert Coles for the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Teaching Stories is an invaluable collection in which novelists, essayists, and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
From ancient times to the present day, here are indispensable insights on political power and leadership as expressed in the novels, plays, and poetry of the world?s greatest artists and intellectuals. Adapted from a course taught at Harvard by Pulitzer Prize?winning author Robert Coles, Political Leadership features scenes, stories, and speeches that... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
In this rich and illuminating book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author Robert Coles creates a portrait of moral leadership--what it is, and how it is achieved--through stories of people who have led and inspired him: Robert Kennedy, Dorothy Day, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Erik Erikson, a Boston bus driver, teachers in college, medical school,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2001; US$ 41.95 US$ 33.56
Does the business of daily living distance us from life's mysteries? Do most Americans value spiritual thinking more as a hobby than as an all-encompassing approach to life? Will the concept of the soul be defunct after the next few generations? Child psychiatrist and best-selling author Robert Coles offers a profound meditation on how secular culture... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 21.00
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the bestselling The Spiritual Life of Children now explores how to develop character in children, from infancy through the teenage years. During three stages in the "moral archaeology of childhood, " Coles shows how to spot moral crossroads, and what to do about them. From the Hardcover edition. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1978; US$ 15.95
A Festering Sweetness is a new approach for the renowned child psychiatrist and writer Robert Coles. His works have always portrayed children in their own social fabric and language, but in this book he has arranged the words and intent of the children and their parents into verse forms. These skillfully constructed poems capture the hopes,... more...
- NYU Press 2002; US$ 22.95
Although the scale on which children are affected by war may be greater today than at any time since the world wars of the twentieth century, children have been a part of conflict since the beginning of warfare. This book shows that boys and girls have routinely contributed to home front war efforts. more...