Couldn't Keep It to Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Wally Lamb
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 132 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Couldn't Keep It to Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters Lesson Plans

Couldn't Keep it to Ourselves - Wally Lamb

• From the age of eight, Wally Lamb knew he wanted to teach and he eventually became a high school English teacher.

• Wally felt that teaching was a calling for him and he took particular interest in working with tough students.

• In 1999, Wally promised Marge Cohen, the prison school librarian at the York Correctional Institution in Connecticut that he would come to speak to a group of women.

• There had been a recent epidemic of suicides and suicide attempts at the prison, and Marge hoped that Wally could inspire the women to use writing as a tool for coping.
• When Wally was thirty, he wrote some short stories which evolved into his first novel, "She's Come Undone".

• Wally became a celebrity after he appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show with both his first and second novels.

• Wally learned to keep an...

(read more Chapter Abstracts)

This section contains 2,892 words
(approx. 10 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Couldn't Keep It to Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Couldn't Keep It to Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters from BookRags. (c)2018 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook