Table of Contents for Road Out : A Teacher's Odyssey in Poor America


List of Illustrations
ix
Author's Note xi
Introduction: A Teacher on a Mission 1(16)
PART I CHILDHOOD GHOSTS
1 Ghost Rose Speaks
17(21)
2 Elizabeth Discovers Her Paperback
38(19)
3 We're Sisters!
57(22)
PART II MY LIFE AS A GIRL
4 Girl Talk
79(26)
5 A Magazine Is Born
105(18)
6 Mrs. Bush Visits (But Not Our Class)
123(20)
7 A Saturday at the Bookstore
143(16)
8 Jessica Finds Jesus, and Elizabeth Finds Love
159(29)
9 Blair Discovers a Voice
188(15)
PART III LEAVINGS
10 At Sixteen
203(19)
11 Girlhood Interrupted
222(11)
12 I Deserve a Better Life
233(17)
13 The Road Out
250(18)
Epilogue 268(7)
Notes 275