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Page 392 Paragraph 1, line 6, after "Try it." Add the following sentence:
If you wonder why I haven't arranged my reading list alphabetically, you need to read this book again.
Page 411 Paragraph 1, line 17, "uncle Frank" should read "Uncle Frank" and "uncle Will" should read "Uncle Will"
Paragraph 2, line 9, after "Connie Brezina," add "Juli Wiley, Sue Mojica,"
Last Paragraph now reads as follows: Thanks also to the Josephine Bay Paul and C. Michael Paul Foundation for resources to prepare a documentary film treatment based on this book. And thanks to the Separation of School and State Alliance for its consistent support. Finally, for a thousand kindnesses without which this book would never have appeared, gratitude and love to the Intermodal Trucking Company of Secaucus, New Jersey.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Page 412 Line 5, "grandfathers's" should read "grandfather's"
At the very end of the paragraph, "The Fourth Purpose". should read "The Fourth Purpose"®
Inside back cover: Top left and right comers now reads as follows:
Phone orders: 1-888-211-7164 (toll free)
Fax (212) 529-3555
Mail: The Odysseus Group, 295 E. 8th Street
Suite 3W, New York, New York 10009
$4.00 shipping/handling first book; $1.00 each
additional book or videotape, $.50 each cassette.
New York State residents add applicable tax.
Visit the Odysseus Web site at
for further information and
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We accept all major credit cards
Audio cassette #2: "Biancia" should read "Bianca"
Audio cassette #3: "of 4th Purpose" should read "0f The Fourth Purpose"
Audio cassette #10: "Th" should read "The"
New Audio cassette # 11: added as follows:
11. The Seven Lesson Schoolteacher. The second school analysis John ever produced, and now a legend in the underground a decade later. Reveals the hidden curriculum which demands forced schooling to learn.
II. VIDEOTAPES "$29.95" EACH should read "$24.95"
New Videotape #3, added and reads:
3. The Logical Tragedy of Benson, Vermont. Gatto explores how citizens of a little town in Vermont struggled to free themselves from the choking embrace of institutional schooling. This talk was the high point of the first Separation of School and State Conference in Washington, D.C.
# 4: The price is "$23.00" not "$24.95"
THE ODYSSEUS GROUP LIBRARY AND RETREAT: now reads:
The Odysseus Group, a 501(c) 3, seeks tax-deductible contributions in order to build a library and retreat center for the use of parents, whole families, individuals, and local groups from anywhere who are interested in reflecting among themselves on the topic of school reform. Without providing direction, we hope to offer a secluded venue among natural surroundings, together with some simple amenities, as a setting for good work far from distractions. To this end we have acquired an option on 128 acres of wooded and open land in upstate New York, rich in wildlife with a structurally sound old barn, suitable for conversion into a place for reading and research. Together with necessary wells, septic tanks, and cabins, the Library and Retreat Center is estimated to require $250,000 to complete.
The Odysseus Group is producing a Documentary Film: now reads:
THE FOURTH PURPOSE: The Deadly Paradox of American Public Schooling, this film is projected as a 12-16 hour documentary for television and home video, comparable to PBS's "The Civil War." It is scheduled to begin shooting in late fall of 2001, finances permitting.
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