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Bashed by Barbara Marquardt

Bashed
By Barbara Marquardt

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As school closes for Christmas, a teacher doing her best in a failing and chaotic high school is knocked down by an abusive student and locked into a Biology storage closet. As the room has a sink and some food stored for lunches and prep periods, she is only in danger of spending two horrible weeks dieting in a cold room with no toilet or bed or much else beyond obsolete books and broken equipment. Waiting and hoping for rescue, she creates order and routines, finds ways to make the best of her time and solitude, and ponders her life and career ...

The author is a retired Chicago teacher.

Bashed is available on Amazon.com in paperback

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Jean Kosciuszko stood waiting outside her door, monitoring the hall as all teachers were expected to do during the four minutes of passing time between classes.  It was the last period of t...
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