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Now and then : reading and writing about the American immigrant experience

Author: Neil Reich
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Now and Then provides theme-based reading and writing featuring stories about the American immigrant experience.


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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Reich
ISBN: 0312119828 9780312119829
OCLC Number: 34548725
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Leaving Home; Reading from The Boat of Longing by O. E. Rolvaag;  Riding on a Lonely Train by Eric Guzman;  Leaving Home by Pedro Batista; Chapter 2: The Journey; Reading from The Emigrants by Vilhelm Moberg;  In the Air by Yessenia Briceno;  Destination: The United States/Destiny: Unknown by Zuyapa Guzman; Chapter 3: First Days; Reading from How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez;  My First Days in New York by Pedro Batista;  My First Day in the United States by Genoveva Diaz; Chapter 4: Learning English; Reading from The Third Life of Per Smevik by O. E. Rolvaag;  A Painful Memory by Joel Hernandez;  Anxious with English by Andrzej Sas; Chapter 5: Culture; Reading from In the Year of the Boat and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord; Reading from In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord;  When in Rome by Lei Zhang;  Different Cultures by Cui Fang Zhou; Chapter 6: Changes;  The Greenhorn Cousin ;  Changes by Phil Ochs;  The Right Decision by Cui Fang Zhou;  Changes by Cui Fang Zhou; Chapter 7: Photographs; Reading from The Lonely Crossing by J. Joaquin Fraxedas;  A Special Feeling by Ana Vasquez;  Photo Description by Ana Vasquez;  A Special Feeling by Ana Vasquez; Chapter 8: Friends and Family; Reading from My Antonia by Willa Cather;  jochy by Addys Reynoso; Reading from Mount Allegro by Jerre Mangione;  Father by Agnes Kossut; Chapter 9: At School; Reading from Famous All Over Town by Danny Santiago;  A Memorable Teacher by Andrzej Sas ;  A Teacher Who Helped Me Succeed by Lei Zhang; Chapter 10: Places; Reading from Sweet Promised Land by Robert Laxalt;  El Palomar by Tania Vargas; Chapter 11: At Work; Reading from New Americans: An Oral History by Al Santoli;  An Ambitious Worker by Ana Villa;  A Whole New World by Claude St. Vil;  An Interview with an Illegal Immigrant by Eric Guzman; Chapter 12: Issues in the News;  Teach Your Children Well by Paul Gray
Responsibility: Neil Reich.
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