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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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