Paulo Freire is regarded by many as the most significant educational thinker of the twentieth century. This volume offers Freire's own intimate retrospection of his life and work. These reflections, dedicated to his niece Cristina, provide a backdrop for a deeper understanding of how his experiences are linked to his philosophical and pedagogical work.
the city of Sao Paulo. He is the author of numerous books, including Pedagogy of the Oppressed; The Politics of Education: Culture, Power and Liberation; Education for Critical Consciousness; Literacy: Reading the Word and the World; and Pedagogy of the City.