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Becoming American: Personal Essays By First Generation Immigrant Women
by Meri Nana-Ama Danquah

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    List Price: $13.70
    Format: Paperback, 236 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780786883431
    Imprint: Hyperion
    Publisher: Hachette Book Group
    Parent Company: Hachette Livre
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    Now in paperback — "A compelling collection . . . providing insights into the variety of immigrant experiences." —Publishers WeeklyTake 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

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