A noir you’d think was written by James M. Cain. Geoffrey Webb–once a con man, always a con man–has talked himself into a cushy job as a youth minster in a small Baptist church in Arkansas. Unfortunately for him he shows the preacher’s underage daughter

Offers a detailed examination of theories about literacy developed by different academic disciplines and proposes an “ideological” model of literacy. Looks at contemporary literacy practices in the third world and Britain and, in particular, the literacy campaigns conducted by UNESCO. Bibliography of Literacy in Theory

Naples, Italy, during four fateful days in the fall of 1943. The only people left in the shattered, bombed-out city are the lost, abandoned children whose only goal is to survive another day. None could imagine that they would become fearless fighters and the unlikeliest