2 edition of The most controversial American found in the catalog.
The most controversial American
Don Benn Owens
in Toledo, 1963]
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||63014707|
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The book has been removed from library shelves in some places and regularly makes the American Library Association’s top 10 most challenged books list.
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Nevertheless, the book's stance on subjects of human nature has made it the frequent target of censors. #15 Of Mice and Men. John Steinbeck's novella, Of Mice and Men, is one of the most challenged books of all time. People who criticize the book typically. And Tango Makes Three was banned from a number of school libraries and was the most challenged book ofaccording to the American Library Association.
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