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Underground America

Narratives of Undocumented Lives

Underground America( )
Editor: Orner, Peter
Foreword by: Urrea, Luis
Series title:Voice of Witness Ser.
ISBN:978-1-78663-227-2
Publication Date:Jul 2017
Publisher:Verso Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Millions of undocumented immigrants live in the United States under constant threat of imprisonment or deportation. They survive underground, with little protection from exploitation by human smugglers, employers, or law enforcement. Underground America presents the remarkable oral histories of men and women struggling to carve out a life in the United States.

Among the narrators:

Farid, an Iranian-American business owner who employs a number of American...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Emigration & Immigration
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.26 x 1.15 Inches
Book Weight:1.13 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
He was born in chicago in 1968. After graduating from the University of Michigan, he taught in a rural Catholic mission in Africa, received a law degree in Boston & practiced there as a juvenile public defender & then enrolled in the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop. He lectured in law & English in Prague until joining the English department at Miami University in Ohio, where he now lives.

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