JANET RUTH PRICE has been immersed in education reform since 1981 as an education lawyer, a teacher of adolescent English language learners and founding principal of a college preparatory high school that fully integrates students with special needs. These days she juggles writing fiction, tutoring elementary school students and coordinating her synagogue’s weekly Torah study. Her main project is a novel, “A Righteous Man” based on the lives of her grandfather (a Jewish orphan who was raised by Iris firemen and drilled oil for the British in Burma) and her grandmother (a labor organizer and suffragist who was the daughter of the leader of the Orthodox Jewish community in Chicago).   She lives in Brooklyn with her wife and her dog

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