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Now in paperback — "A compelling collection . . . providing insights into the variety of immigrant experiences." --Publishers Weekly Take part in an extraordinary journey through the lives of 23 first-generation immigrant women as they uncover their own unique experiences in the new world. In this remarkable collection of original essays, these acclaimed writers speak to issues of identity, ethnicity, and race, as well as how the self begins to take on and absorb the label "American." Some of the contributors in Becoming American include: Nina Barragan — Argentina; Lilianet Brintrup — Chile; Veronica Chambers — Panama; Judith Ortiz Cofer — Puerto Rico; Edwidge Danticat — Haiti; Gabrielle Donnelly — England; Lynn Freed — South Africa; Akuyoe Graham — Ghana; Lucy Grealy — Ireland; Suheir Hammad — Jordan/Palestine; Ginu Kamani — India; Nola Kambanda — Burundi/Rwanda; Helen Kim — Korea; Kyoko Mori — Japan; Irina Reyn — Russia; Joyce Zonana — Egypt

Synopsis:

Take part in an extraordinary journey through the lives of 23 first -generation immigrant women as they uncover their own unique experiences in the new world. In this remarkable collection of original essays, these acclaimed writers speak to issues of identity, ethnicity, and race, as well as how the self begins to take on and absorb the label "American".

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786883431
Subtitle:
Personal Essays By First Generation Immigrant Women
Editor:
Danquah, Meri Nana-Ama
Author:
Danquah, Meri Nana-AMA
Publisher:
Hyperion
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Emigration and immigration
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures
Subject:
Women immigrants
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - General
Subject:
General Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
TradePB
Publication Date:
20010808
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1875 in 9.44 oz
Age Level:
18

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"Synopsis" by , Take part in an extraordinary journey through the lives of 23 first -generation immigrant women as they uncover their own unique experiences in the new world. In this remarkable collection of original essays, these acclaimed writers speak to issues of identity, ethnicity, and race, as well as how the self begins to take on and absorb the label "American".
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