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Emigration & Immigration eBooks

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  • Dear America

    Notes of an Undocumented Citizen

    THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER“This riveting, courageous memoir ought to be mandatory reading for every American.” **—**Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow“l cried reading this book, realizing more fully what my parents endured.” —Amy Tan, New York Times bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and Where the Past Begins</stro... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Solito

    by Javier Zamora ...
    Bestseller Solito van Javier Zomora is een autobiografie over de tocht die hij als 9 jarige alleen maakte vanuit El Salvador naar Amerika ter hereniging met zijn eerder gevluchte ouders.‘Trip. Mijn ouders begonnen dat woord een jaar geleden als we belden heel vaak te zeggen. “Op een dag ga je een trip maken, naar ons toe. Een soort avontuur.”’Dat avontuur blijkt een tocht van 5000 kilometer te ... Read more

    $15.52 USD $9.42 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Crossing the Line

    Finding America in the Borderlands

    by Sarah Towle ...
    It was family separation and “kids in cages” that drove Sarah Towle to the U.S. southern border. On discovering the many-headed hydra that is the U.S. immigration system—and the heroic determination of those caught under its knee—she could never look away again. Crossing the Line: Finding America in the Borderlands charts Sarah’s journey from outrage to activism to abolition as she exposes, layer ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Gringolandia

    Lifestyle Migration under Late Capitalism

    by Matthew Hayes ...
    Series series Globalization and Community
    A telling look at today’s “reverse” migration of white, middle-class expats from north to south, through the lens of one South American cityEven as the “migration crisis” from the Global South to the Global North rages on, another, lower-key and yet important migration has been gathering pace in recent years—that of mostly white, middle-class people moving in the opposite direction. Gringolandia ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Love Across Borders

    Asian Americans, Race, and the Politics of Intermarriage and Family-Making

    by Kelly Chong ...
    High rates of intermarriage, especially with Whites, have been viewed as an indicator that Asian Americans are successfully "assimilating," signaling acceptance by the White majority and their own desire to become part of the White mainstream. Comparing two types of Asian American intermarriage, interracial and interethnic, Kelly H. Chong disrupts these assumptions by showing that both types of ... Read more

    $38.99 USD

  • The Girl Who Smiled Beads

    A Story of War and What Comes After

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The plot provided by the universe was filled with starvation, war and rape. I would not—could not—live in that tale.”Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder. In 1994, she and her fifteen-year-old sister, Claire, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $8.99 USD

  • City of Gods

    Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

    This study of a New York neighborhood’s remarkable religious diversity “deserves a place alongside Robert Orsi’s The Madonna of 115th Street” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).Known locally as the “birthplace of American religious freedom,” Flushing, Queens, in New York City is now so diverse and densely populated that it’s become a microcosm of world religions. City of Gods explores the history ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • We Are Home

    Becoming American in the 21st Century: an Oral History

    by Ray Suarez ...
    From a veteran broadcaster and historian comes a richly reported portrait of the newest Americans, immigrants from all over the globe who are living all across the country, filled with their own voices.We are a nation of immigrants, never more than now. In recent decades, the numbers have skyrocketed, thanks to people coming from many continents—especially Asia, Africa, and South America. Just ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • A Cup of Water Under My Bed

    A Memoir

    The PEN Literary Award–winning author “writes with honesty, intelligence, tenderness, and love” about her Colombian-Cuban heritage and queer identity in this poignant coming-of-age memoir (Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street).In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race. Her ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • En el país que amamos

    Mi familia dividida

    La estrella de Orange is the New Black y de Jane the Virgin presenta su historia personal acerca de la grave situación en que se encuentran los inmigrantes indocumentados en este país.Diane Guerrero, la actriz de televisión del popular programa Orange is the New Black y de Jane the Virgin, contaba con sólo catorce años cuando un día sus padres y su hermano fueron arrestados y deportados mientras ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Solito

    A Memoir

    by Javier Zamora ...
    **New York Times Bestseller • Read With Jenna Book Club Pick as seen on Today • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiography • Winner of the American Library Association Alex AwardA young poet tells the inspiring story of his migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine in this “gripping memoir” (NPR) of bravery, hope, and finding family.* ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Barrio America

    How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City

    The compelling history of how Latino immigrants revitalized the nation's cities after decades of disinvestment and white flightThirty years ago, most people were ready to give up on American cities. We are commonly told that it was a "creative class" of young professionals who revived a moribund urban America in the 1990s and 2000s. But this stunning reversal owes much more to another, far less ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Dream

    A Memoir

    “Dreams played an important part in our lives in those early days in England. Our mother invented them for us to make up for all the things we lacked and to give us some hope for the future.”During the hard and bitter years of his youth in England, Harry Bernstein’s selfless mother struggles to keep her six children fed and clothed. But she never stops dreaming of a better life in America, no ... Read more

    $6.99 USD $5.99 USD

  • What You Need to Be Warm

    by Neil Gaiman ...
    A fantastic Christmas present for Neil Gaiman super fans** AS SEEN ON CHANNEL 4 NEWS **Sometimes it only takes a stranger in a dark place... to say we have the right to be here, to make us warm in the coldest season.In 2019, Neil Gaiman asked his Twitter followers: What reminds you of warmth? Over 1,000 responses later, Neil began to weave replies from across the world int... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • American Midnight

    The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis

    National Bestseller • One of the year's most acclaimed works of nonfictionA BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: New York Times, Washington Post, New Yorker, Chicago Tribune, Kirkus, New York Post, Fast CompanyFrom legendary historian Adam Hochschild, a "masterly" (New York Times) reassessment of the overlooked but startlingly resonant period between World War I and the Roaring Twenties, when the foundations of ... Read more

    $13.49 USD

  • Mayflower

    A Story of Courage, Community, and War

    **"Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for the ages."--**The New York Times Book ReviewFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History**New York Times Book Review Top Ten books of the YearWith a new preface marking the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower.**How did America begin? That simple question launches the acclaimed author of In the Hurricane's Eye and V.. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Alien Nation

    Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era through World War II

    by Elliott Young ...
    Series series The David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History
    In this sweeping work, Elliott Young traces the pivotal century of Chinese migration to the Americas, beginning with the 1840s at the start of the "coolie" trade and ending during World War II. The Chinese came as laborers, streaming across borders legally and illegally and working jobs few others wanted, from constructing railroads in California to harvesting sugar cane in Cuba. Though nations ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • A Beginner's Guide to America

    For the Immigrant and the Curious

    by Roya Hakakian ...
    A stirring, witty, and poignant glimpse into the bewildering American immigrant experience from someone who has lived it. Hakakian's "love letter to the nation that took her in [is also] a timely reminder of what millions of human beings endure when they uproot their lives to become Americans by choice" (The Boston Globe).Into the maelstrom of unprecedented contemporary debates about immigrants in ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Pathogenic Policing

    Immigration Enforcement and Health in the U.S. South

    by Nolan Kline ...
    Series series Medical Anthropology
    The relationship between undocumented immigrants and law enforcement officials continues to be a politically contentious topic in the United States. Nolan Kline focuses on the hidden, health-related impacts of immigrant policing to examine the role of policy in shaping health inequality in the U.S., and responds to fundamental questions regarding biopolitics, especially how policy can reinforce ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • City of Thorns

    Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp

    by Ben Rawlence ...
    **Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace PrizeNamed a Best of Book of the Year by The Economist and Foreign AffairsLos Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistThe Dadaab refugee camp is many things: to the charity workers, it’s a humanitarian crisis; to the Kenyan government, a “nursery for terrorists”; to the Western media, a dangerous no-go area. But to its half a million residents, it’s their last ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • "They Take Our Jobs!"

    And 20 Other Myths about Immigration

    by Aviva Chomsky ...
    Series Book 8 - Myths Made in America
    Revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking book which demystifies twenty-one of the most widespread myths and beliefs about immigrants and immigrations.Aviva Chomsky dismantles twenty-one of the most widespread and pernicious myths and beliefs about immigrants and immigration in this incisive book. “They Take Our Jobs!” challenges the underlying assumptions that fuel misinformed claims ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Barrio Boy

    40th Anniversary Edition

    Journey with Ernesto Galarza through time, place, and culture in this stunning memoir of Mexican American identity and acculturation.Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy's journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn't have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century. With vivid imagery and a rare ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • The Next Great Migration

    The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move

    by Sonia Shah ...
    Finalist for the 2021 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing AwardA Library Journal Best Science & Technology Book of 2020A Publishers Weekly Best Nonfiction Book of 20202020 Goodreads Choice Award Semifinalist in Science & TechnologyA prize-winning journalist upends our centuries-long assumptions about migration through science, history, and reporting--predicting it... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Dying to Live

    A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid

    by Joseph Nevins ...
    Series series City Lights Open Media
    Book will be published on May 1st, 2008, the third anniversary of “A Day Without A Mexican,” the major national immigrant protests. The complex topic of immigration becomes a visceral experience for the reader through the telling of one man’s story, and his ultimate death. Congress will likely still be debating legislation on immigration. This book informs that discussion. This book picks up where ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus