Strangers among us : Latino lives in a changing America / Roberto Suro.

By: Suro, RobertoMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1999Edition: 1st Vintage Books edDescription: x, 357 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0679744568 (pbk.) :; 9780679744566 (pbk.)Subject(s): Hispanic Americans -- History -- 20th century | Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions | Latin America -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
Contents:
Children of the future -- Looking north -- From one man, a channel -- Day people, night people, madres -- Living by American rules -- Branding the babies -- Save our state -- Los Angeles : people in motion -- Houston : cantina patrol -- New York : from stickball to crack -- Miami : a barrio without borders -- New York : teetering on the heights -- Los Angeles : from the churn to the burn -- The city that worked -- From the burn to the backlash -- Closing the doors -- After the earthquake -- Accept the fear.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-341) and index.

Originally published in hardback: New York : Knopf, c1998.

Children of the future -- Looking north -- From one man, a channel -- Day people, night people, madres -- Living by American rules -- Branding the babies -- Save our state -- Los Angeles : people in motion -- Houston : cantina patrol -- New York : from stickball to crack -- Miami : a barrio without borders -- New York : teetering on the heights -- Los Angeles : from the churn to the burn -- The city that worked -- From the burn to the backlash -- Closing the doors -- After the earthquake -- Accept the fear.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Roberto Suro, the American-born son of a Puerto Rican father and an Ecuadorean mother, began his journalism career in 1974 in Chicago, where he first wrote about immigration. He was a correspondent for Time in the Middle East and a bureau chief for the New York Times in Rome and in Houston, and is now a staff writer at the Washington Post. He is the author of two Twentieth Century Fund papers on immigration: Remembering the American Dream: Hispanic Immigration and National Policy and Watching America's Door: The Immigration Backlash and the New Policy Debate. Mr. Suro lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and their two children.

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