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Becoming Americans

Four Centuries of Immigrant Writing

by Ilan Stavans and Pete Hamill

Hardcover, 724 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $40 |

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Becoming Americans
Subtitle
Four Centuries of Immigrant Writing
Author
Ilan Stavans and Pete Hamill

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Comprised mostly of memoirs with some fiction, this volume gathers selections from the writings of 85 immigrants from 45 countries that illustrate the changing views of immigrants in the United States.