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Fortunes and fables

education for hope in troubled times

by Richardson, Robin.

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Trentham Books in Stoke-on-Trent, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- England.,
    • Teachers -- England.,
    • Educational change -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobin Richardson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA632 .R53 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 250 p. :
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL609785M
      ISBN 101858560470, 1858560470
      LC Control Number96205744


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This is a great expose on the fables of Fortune from the rich. I really enjoyed it. There are lots of memorable quotations and highlights. It was a quick read, and I especially like the latter half of the book, with some tips, tricks, takeaways, and action items, for how to avoid the trappings that come with wealth, even minor wealth/5(28).

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