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The true story of an immigrant.

Gabriel A. Iamurri

The true story of an immigrant.

by Gabriel A. Iamurri

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Published by Christopher Pub. House in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Italians -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.I8 I2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination90 p.
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6090998M
      LC Control Number51007467
      OCLC/WorldCa2833460

        This novel tells the story of one immigrant family—Cameroonian immigrant Jende, who gets a job as a chauffeur for a Lehman Brothers executive, his wife Neni, who dreams of becoming a pharmacist, and their six-year-old son—trying to make it in an . In this surprising, at times heart-wrenching, but always inspirational personal story of struggle, grief, and ultimate redemption, Arce takes readers deep into the little-understood world of a generation of undocumented immigrants in the United States today- people who live next door, sit in your classrooms, work in the same office, and may.

      I was about 3-years-old when the Iran-Iraq war started. My experiences as an immigrant child growing up in the US helped me gain an appreciation for the gift of life. This is because my immigrant story is tied to so much loss and and anguish that has yet to heal 30 years later.   When you think of the word “immigrant,” different images may come to mind: perhaps it’s of Ellis Island, or colonists landing at Plymouth, or someone getting off a plane and starting fresh. Whatever your association, one thing has been the same throughout history: people come to America to find a better life for themselves and their families. This year, I am pledging to read more of.

      The Alienist is a crime novel by Caleb Carr first published in and is the first book in the Kreizler takes place in New York City in , and includes appearances by many famous figures of New York society in that era, including Theodore Roosevelt and J. P. sequel to the novel is The Angel of Darkness. The story follows Roosevelt, then New York City police Author: Caleb Carr. The books reviewed in this column follow the journeys of young people and their families as they leave different parts of the world in pursuit of happiness and security. Ages 4–8. Lost and Found Cat: The True Story of Kunkush’s Incredible Journey. Doug Kuntz & Amy Shrodes. Ill. Sue Cornelison. Crown/Random House.


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