The Good News Club: The Religious Right's Stealth Assault on America's Children

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Price
$21.99
Publisher
PublicAffairs
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Pages
304
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.1 X 0.8 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781610392198

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About the Author
Katherine Stewart was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She started her career in journalism working for investigative reporter Wayne Barrett at the Village Voice, and contributed to Newsweek International, the New York Observer, and Rolling Stone, among others. She cowrote the book about the musical Rent and, after moving to Santa Barbara in 2005, published two novels about 21st-century parenting. She is the author of The Good News Club (PublicAffairs, 2012), an investigative book about public education and religious fundamentalism in America. Most recently she has written for the New York Times, the Nation, the Atlantic, and the Guardian.
Reviews
"A fascinating exposé."--Minneapolis Star-Tribune
"Impressive in scope and painstakingly researched."--Kansas City Star
"Katherine Stewart's book about the fundamentalist assault on public education is lucid, alarming, and very important."--Michelle Goldberg, author of Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism and The Means of Reproduction
"Katherine Stewart's riveting investigation takes us inside the world of the Child Evangelism Fellowship, a sprawling organization that aims not just to evangelize America's schoolchildren, but . . . to dismantle the separation of church and state."--Sarah Posner, senior editor, Religion Dispatches