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Michelle Kuo

Michelle Kuo taught English at an alternative school in the Arkansas Delta for two years. After teaching, she attended Harvard Law School as a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow, and worked legal aid at a nonprofit for Spanish-speaking immigrants in the Fruitvale district of Oakland, California, on a Skadden Fellowship, with a focus on tenants’ and workers’ rights. She has volunteered as a teacher at the Prison University Project and clerked for a federal appeals court judge in the Ninth Circuit. Currently she teaches courses on race, law, and society at the American University in Paris.

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A TEACHER, A STUDENT, AND A LIFE-CHANGING FRIENDSHIP
Written by MICHELLE KUO

Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks

On Sale: 04/03/2018

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-0-812-98714-0

“In all of the literature addressing education, race, poverty, and criminal justice, there has been nothing quite like Reading with Patrick.”—The Atlantic

A memoir of the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student, jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta

Recently graduated from Harvard University, Michelle Kuo arrived in the rural town of Helena, Arkansas, as a Teach for America volunteer, bursting with optimism and drive. But she soon encountered...

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A TEACHER, A STUDENT, AND A LIFE-CHANGING FRIENDSHIP
Written by MICHELLE KUO

Format: Hardcover, 320 pages

Publisher: Random House

On Sale: 07/11/2017

Price: $27.00

ISBN: 978-0-812-99731-6

Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize • “In all of the literature addressing education, race, poverty, and criminal justice, there has been nothing quite like Reading with Patrick.”—The Atlantic

A memoir of the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student, jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta

Recently graduated from Harvard University, Michelle Kuo arrived in the rural town of Helena, Arkansas, as a Teach for America volunteer, bursting with...

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