Grade My Teacher: A Short Story

Grade My Teacher: A Short Story

by Tom Perrotta
     
 

The public and private self-images of a high school math teacher uncomfortably collide when she has a coffee date with a student who has posted negative comments about her on grademyteacher.com

The story, set at and around small-town Gifford High School, explores favorite themes of Perrotta's, who Time magazine called the "Steinbeck of surburbia."

Overview

The public and private self-images of a high school math teacher uncomfortably collide when she has a coffee date with a student who has posted negative comments about her on grademyteacher.com

The story, set at and around small-town Gifford High School, explores favorite themes of Perrotta's, who Time magazine called the "Steinbeck of surburbia."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466849112
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
08/06/2013
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
17
Sales rank:
680,413
File size:
520 KB

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Meet the Author

TOM PERROTTA is the author of eight books, most recently The Leftovers. Two of his novels—Election and Little Children—have been made into acclaimed and award-winning movies. Perrotta grew up in New Jersey and now lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts.
Tom Perrotta is the author of five previous work of fiction: Bad Haircut, The Wishbones, Election, and the New York Times bestselling Joe College and Little Children. Election was made into the acclaimed 1999 movie directed by Alexander Payne and starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon. Little Children was released as a movie directed by Todd Field and starring Kate Winslet and Jennifer Connelly in 2006, and for which Perrotta received Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for best screenplay. He lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Belmont, Massachusetts
Date of Birth:
August 13, 1961
Place of Birth:
Summit, New Jersey
Education:
B.A. in English, Yale University, 1983; M.A. in English/Creative Writing, Syracuse University, 1988
Website:
http://tomperrotta.net/

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