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America, the melting pot.

Author: Patricia Pomboy Mintz
Publisher: New York, Scribner [1969]
Series: The American character series; Scribner school paperbacks, SSP20
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mostly short stories, but also includes poems, speeches, and an essay. The theme of this reader is the immigrant experience in the United States and what that means for the nation.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Pomboy Mintz
OCLC Number: 23518
Description: xiii, 313 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Contents: The new Colossus / Emma Lazarus --
That promised land. Address to naturalized citizens at Philadelphia / Woodrow Wilson --
My cousin Dikran, the orator / William Saroyan --
The first day / George and Helen Papashvily --
Yes, Your Honesty / George and Helen Papashvily --
Buying a suit on the East Side / Harry Golden --
Puerto Rican paradise / Piri Thomas --
My brother's keeper. True Americanism / Carl Schurz --
Of our spiritual strivings / W.E.B. DuBois --
Angel Levine / Bernard Malamud --
The last hurrah, chapter one / Edwin O'Connor --
H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N, Samaritan / Leonard Q. Ross --
The path of the soul. A man of habit / C.Y. Lee --
Neighbour Rosicky / Willa Cather --
Paolo / Donald Windham --
Young man Axelbrod / Sinclair Lewis --
Tell me a riddle / Tillie Olsen --
I am an American / Elias Lieberman.
Series Title: The American character series; Scribner school paperbacks, SSP20

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Mostly short stories, but also includes poems, speeches, and an essay. The theme of this reader is the immigrant experience in the United States and what that means for the nation.

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