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Visions of America : personal narratives from the promised land

Author: Wesley Brown; Amy Ling
Publisher: New York : Persea Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A multicultural anthology of autobiography and essay.--Cover.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wesley Brown; Amy Ling
ISBN: 0892551739 9780892551736 0892551747 9780892551743
OCLC Number: 25630482
Description: xii, 369 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The ghost dance war / C.A. Eastman --
Of the black belt / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Leaves from the mental portfolio of an Eurasian / S.S. Far --
The myth that made Hollywood / A. Yezierska --
Echoes of the jazz age / F.S. Fitzgerald --
Choosing a dream : Italians in Hell's kitchen / M. Puzo --
from America is in the heart / C. Bulosan --
To begin with / V. Gornick --
The making of a writer : from the poets in the kitchen / P. Marshall --
Split at the root : an essay on Jewish identity / A. Rich --
from A native hill / W. Berry --
from The names / N.S. Momaday --
Pearl Harbor echoes in Seattle / M. Sone --
The messenger of the lost battalion / G. Orfalea --
Going home : Brooklyn revisited / B.G. Harrison --
Suburbs / G. O'Brien --
Silent dancing / J.O. Cofer --
Love me or leave me / B. Mukherjee --
from The woman warrior / M.H. Kingston --
2G / S. Pilcer --
A book-writing venture / K.Y. Ik --
"I can't stand your books" : a writer goes home / M. Gordon --
from Lost in translation : a life in a new language / E. Hoffman --
from Hunger of memory / R. Rodriguez --
"Tomorrow is for our martyrs" / J. Farmer --
The white album / J. Didion --
from Born on the Fourth of July / R. Kovic --
from No name in the street / J. Baldwin --
Amerka, Amerka : a Palestinian abroad in the land of the free / A. Shammas --
Like Mexicans / G. Soto --
Report from the Bahamas / J. Jordan --
Immigrant waves / M. Stephens --
Homesick / J. Hagedorn --
Two Cuban dissidents : Heberto Padilla and Belkis cuza Male / P. Medina --
from Hunting Mister Heartbreak : a discovery of America / J. Raban --
The solace of open spaces / G. Ehrlich.
Responsibility: edited by Wesley Brown & Amy Ling.

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A multicultural anthology of autobiography and essay.--Cover.

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