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The chosen shore : stories of immigrants  Cover Image E-book E-book

The chosen shore : stories of immigrants

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  • OCLC: ocm56732988
  • ISBN: 9781597345361
  • ISBN: 1597345369
  • ISBN: 9781417545032
  • ISBN: 1417545038
  • ISBN: 9780520239883
  • ISBN: 0520239881
  • ISBN: 9780520218826
  • ISBN: 0520218825
  • ISBN: 0520937465
  • ISBN: 9780520937468
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 283 pages)
  • Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2004.

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Contents: Acknowledgments; Foreword; PART ONE: Hyphenated Americans; PART TWO: Postcards from America; PART THREE: Charred Portraits: america post-9/11.
Summary: A Korean street child is adopted into an upper-middle-class suburban home. A Vietnamese monk dishes up fast food to fund a spiritual center. A woman saves for a home back in Ghana, where she will never live. All are immigrants to the United States, known to most of their fellow Americans only as statistics.
Note: English.
Subject: United States -- Emigration and immigration
Immigrants -- United States

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