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A Cuban refugee's journey to the American dream : the power of education

Author: Gerardo M Gonzalez
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this deeply moving memoir, González recounts his remarkable journey from Cuba and his upward track through education in United States. At a time when the fates of millions of refugees and Hispanics in the United States has never been more uncertain, González's story is more important than ever.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gonzalez, Gerardo M., author.
Cuban refugee's journey to the American dream
Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018003213
Named Person: Gerardo M Gonzalez
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerardo M Gonzalez
ISBN: 9780253035561 0253035562 9780253035585 0253035589
OCLC Number: 1035216954
Description: 1 online resource (x, 130 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Half Title page; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1. A Homecoming; 2. The Great North; 3. Into the Cold; 4. Miami Do-Over; 5. I, Too, Am a Passerby; 6. Home of the Gators; 7. Life After College; 8. Professional Transitions; 9. Introduction to Hoosier Culture; 10. Give the Thaw a Chance; 11. But I'm from Around Here; 12. To You, the Immigrant; Epilogue; Bibliography; Back Cover
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