New York: Carleton Press, 1961. 1st. Hardcover. FIRST Edition. INSCRIBED "To my friend ***/who has a mind/like a diamond;/it's so brilliant!/Sincerely, Gaston." 2 pp ALS, laid in. Small 8vo. 32 pp. Blue cloth in illustrated dustjacket with red lettering. Near fine in very good dustjacket. Item #18404
Written by a former New York City school teacher and school supervisor; the author uses irony and humor to disclose many behind-the-scenes schoolroom activities. "Here he exposes, in the form of imaginary letters (based on actual personal experiences) exchanged between classroom teachers and administrators in supervisory capacities, the woeful inadequacies of some teachers who lack leadership, understanding and that certain essential which distinguishes the 'born' teacher. problem teachers, contends Mr. Lindheimer, are a detriment to American education and should be encourage to quit our school systems." - dustjacket flap.