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Underground America : narratives of undocumented lives

Author: Peter Orner; Tom Andes
Publisher: San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2008.
Series: Voice of witness.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Underground America presents the remarkable oral histories of men and women living without legal status and struggling to carve a life for themselves in the U.S.--[Book jacket].
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Underground America.
San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)631885839
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Orner; Tom Andes
ISBN: 9781934781159 1934781150 9781934781166 1934781169
OCLC Number: 191926695
Description: 379 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Diana --
Mr. Lai --
Saleem --
Roberto --
Liso --
Hector --
Olga --
Abel --
Polo --
Dixie --
El Curita --
Julio --
Lorena --
El Mojado --
Yogesh --
Jose Garcia --
Elizabeth --
Nsombo --
Desiree --
Farid --
Rose --
Adela --
Estrella --
Enrique.
Series Title: Voice of witness.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Orner ; associate editors, Annie Holmes, Jaykumar Menon ; assistant editors, Tom Andes [and others] ; interviews by Tom Andes [and others] ; [foreword by Luis Alberto Urrea].

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Millions of immigrants risk deportation and imprisonment by living in the US without legal status. They are living underground, with little protection from exploitation at the hands of human  Read more...

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