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Excerpts travel pieces diary entries memoirs and letters Becoming Americans presents the full range of the experience of coming to America the reasons for departure the journey itself the shock and spectacle of first arrival the passionate ambivalence toward the old country and the old life and above all the struggle with the complexities of America Arranged in chronological order by date of arrival this unprecedented collection presents a history of the United States that is both familiar and surprisingly new as seen through the fresh eyes and words of newcomers from than forty different countrie.

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Becoming AmericansPreneurial energies helped forge the open and diverse society we live in The history of American immigration has often been told by those already here Becoming Americans tells this epic story from the inside gathering for the first time over years of writing from seventeenth century Jamestown to contemporary Brooklyn and Los Angeles by first generation immigrants about the immigrant experience In sum over eighty writers create a vivid passionate and revealing firsthand account of the challenges and aspirations that define our dynamic multicultural societyIn nearly selections poems stories novel.

characters Becoming Americans ´ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB Ilan Stavans is the Lewis Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College An award winning writer and public television host his books include Growing Up Latino and Spanglish A native of Mexico City he lives in Amherst Massachusetts.

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  • robin friedman

    characters Becoming Americans ´ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB Becoming AmericansA Love Letter To The United StatesIn the most iconic of American poems The New Colossus Emma Lazarus wrote about the meaning of the then new Statue of Liberty'Give me your tired your poorYour huddled masses yearning to breathe freeThe wretched refuse of your teeming shoreSend these the homeless tempest tost to meI lift my lamp beside the golden door'Lazarus's poem frames Becoming Amer


  • Grady

    characters Becoming Americans ´ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB Becoming AmericansThere’s a lot in this book to love an interesting topic and a complement of fine authors and sparkling historical figures from whom the selections are drawn but somehow this anthology is a slog Part of the problem for me is that many of the selections at least in the first half focus on the moment the immigrant arrives in the US Sometime


  • Paul Jellinek

    characters Becoming Americans ´ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB Becoming AmericansA superb collection of stories poems memoirs and other writings that provide a vivid composite picture of this great nation of ours as it is experienced and perceived by new arrivals from around the world past and present The writing is almost uniformly brilliant and several of the stories have prompted me to read entire books by their authors These are not simple starry eyed tributes to America There is a good deal of pain in many o


  • Beth

    characters Becoming Americans ´ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB Becoming AmericansA long book to be sure but interesting in that its excerpts from autobiographies or biographical novels poems well constructed essays may easily read in short bursts As a fourth generation American it's interesting to experience becoming one from immigrant perspectives I guess ultimately entering this 'melting pot' is never what one expects it to be; there were very few whole hearted reminiscences of the procedure presented here Perhaps the most surprising yet continuous theme throughout this collection of stories was how seldom Americans already in place either welcomed or assisted moneyless language deficient newcomers


  • Eveline Chao

    characters Becoming Americans ´ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB Becoming AmericansFabulous and very wide ranging collection of writings portraying both the negative and positive aspects of the immigrant experience comprising fiction poetry and memoir I was impressed too by the wide range of nationalities that were represented Many of the memoir excerpts made me want to buy the full books


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    characters Becoming Americans ´ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB Becoming AmericansI was so excited about this book but unfortunately let down The editor aspires to a lofty goal but falls short with a bias toward variations of a similar narrative


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  • Stacy

    characters Becoming Americans ´ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB Becoming AmericansFinally had a chance to finish this Some pieces I loved while others not so much so overall a 3 star rating


  • Maureen

    characters Becoming Americans ´ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB Becoming Americans25 It was a long read for me because I didn't always like the writing