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Undocumented

(Available May 13, 2014)
Undocumented
Written by Aviva Chomsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001677
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Undocumented
How Immigration Became Illegal
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context
 
Immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how and why people, especially Mexican and Central... Read more >
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Undocumented
How Immigration Became Illegal
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context
 
Immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how and why people, especially Mexican and Central... Read more >
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The Beast
The Beast
Written by Oscar Martinez, Translated by Daniela Maria Ugaz and John Washington, Introduction by Francisco Goldman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681329
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The Beast
Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail
Written by Oscar Martinez
Translated by Daniela Maria Ugaz and John Washington
Introduction by Francisco Goldman


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $26.95

One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many with broken ankles and other marks of abuse, but the rest vanished. Óscar Martínez, a young writer from El Salvador, was in Altar soon after the abduction, and his account of the... Read more >
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The Beast
Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail
Written by Oscar Martinez
Translated by Daniela Maria Ugaz and John Washington
Introduction by Francisco Goldman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $26.95

One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many with broken ankles and other marks of abuse, but the rest vanished. Óscar Martínez, a young writer from El Salvador, was in Altar soon after the abduction, and his account of the... Read more >
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The Right to Stay Home
The Right to Stay Home
Written by David Bacon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001615
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The Right to Stay Home
How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration
Written by David Bacon


Format: Hardcover, 328 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.95

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States
 
People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that country’s population lives north of the US border, the decision to migrate is rarely voluntary. Free... Read more >
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The Right to Stay Home
How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration
Written by David Bacon


Format: eBook, 328 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.95

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States
 
People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that country’s population lives north of the US border, the decision to migrate is rarely voluntary. Free... Read more >
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To Sin Against Hope
To Sin Against Hope
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679928
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To Sin Against Hope
Life and Politics on the Borderland
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

Alfredo Gutierrez’s father, a US citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown—the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great Depression, but as Gutierrez makes clear, in a book that is both a personal chronicle and a thought-provoking history... Read more >
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To Sin Against Hope
Life and Politics on the Borderland
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

Alfredo Gutierrez’s father, a US citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown—the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great Depression, but as Gutierrez makes clear, in a book that is both a personal chronicle and a thought-provoking history... Read more >
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The Next Wave
The Next Wave
Written by Catherine Herridge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307885265
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The Next Wave
On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits
Written by Catherine Herridge


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

TERROR WALKS AMONG US. Born here, raised here, plotting here, the terrorists of al Qaeda 2.0 aim to kill Americans. And our government helps.
 
Who are the recruits for the next wave? They live next door.

A radicalized army major guns down forty-five, killing twelve soldiers and one civilian; an... Read more >
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Border Vigils
Border Vigils
Written by Jeremy Harding
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680636
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Border Vigils
Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World
Written by Jeremy Harding


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $16.95

Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The political reaction in Europe and the United States has been to raise the drawbridge: immigrant workers are needed, but no longer welcome. So migrants die in trucks... Read more >
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Border Vigils
Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World
Written by Jeremy Harding


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $16.95

Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The political reaction in Europe and the United States has been to raise the drawbridge: immigrant workers are needed, but no longer welcome. So migrants die in trucks... Read more >
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The Myth of the Muslim Tide
The Myth of the Muslim Tide
Written by Doug Saunders
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307951250
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The Myth of the Muslim Tide
Do Immigrants Threaten the West?
Written by Doug Saunders


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

From the author of prize-winning Arrival City, a controversial and long-overdue rejoinder to the excessive fears of an Islamic threat that have spread throughout America and Europe and threaten our basic values.
 
Since September 11, 2001, a growing chorus has warned that Western society and values are at risk of being... Read more >
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The Myth of the Muslim Tide
The Myth of the Muslim Tide
Written by Doug Saunders
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951175
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The Myth of the Muslim Tide
Do Immigrants Threaten the West?
Written by Doug Saunders


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

From the author of prize-winning Arrival City, a controversial and long-overdue rejoinder to the excessive fears of an Islamic threat that have spread throughout America and Europe and threaten our basic values.
 
Since September 11, 2001, a growing chorus has warned that Western society and values are at risk of being... Read more >
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Finding Fernanda
Finding Fernanda
Written by Erin Siegal
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001851
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Finding Fernanda
Two Mothers, One Child, and a Cross-Border Search for Truth
Written by Erin Siegal


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $16.00

The dramatic story of how an American housewife discovered that the Guatemalan child she was about to adopt had been stolen from her birth mother
 
Over the last decade, nearly 200,000 children have been adopted into the United States, 25,000 of whom came from Guatemala. Finding Fernanda, a dramatic true... Read more >
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The Other Side: Growing up Italian in America
The Other Side: Growing up Italian in America
Written by Vincent Panella
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307816054
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The Other Side: Growing up Italian in America

Written by Vincent Panella


Format: eBook, 189 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2012
Price: $13.99

The Other Side is a sensitive, candid portrait of an immigrant culture from a third-generation perspective. Vincent Panella portrays his family in Italian villages and American neighborhoods, and what emerges is a critical but loving view of the Italian-American experience: its cloying love, intense frugality, obsession with security, and its strong... Read more >
Arrival City
Arrival City
Written by Doug Saunders
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388568
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Arrival City
How the Largest Migration in History Is Reshaping Our World
Written by Doug Saunders


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $15.95

A powerfully argued work that combines reporting, sociology, economics, and urban studies to show how the migration of workers from villages to urban centers has become one of the most significant forces in the world today.

For the first time in history, there are now more people in the world living...

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The Boys from Little Mexico
The Boys from Little Mexico
Written by Steve Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001523
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The Boys from Little Mexico
A Season Chasing the American Dream
Written by Steve Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $16.00

For nineteen straight years, the all-Hispanic boys’ soccer team from Oregon’s Woodburn High has made the playoffs. As they prepare to make it twenty, one thing will become clear: Los Perros play the beautiful game with heart, pride, and their lives on the line. Their spirited drive gives a rare sense...

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Toward A Better Life
America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words From Ellis Island to the Present
Written by Peter Morton Coan
Foreword by Barry Moreno


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $12.99

Immigrants comprise nearly a quarter of the US population, a larger proportion than at any time since World War II. Of those, more than 10 percent are here illegally, and many more try to enter the country and fail. What motivates so many people to take great risks to come to... Read more >
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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Warmth of Other Suns
Written by Isabel Wilkerson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679763888
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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Written by Isabel Wilkerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER

LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNER
HEARTLAND AWARD... Read more >
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Toward A Better Life
Toward A Better Life
Written by Peter Morton Coan, Foreword by Barry Moreno
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616143947
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Toward A Better Life
America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words From Ellis Island to the Present
Written by Peter Morton Coan
Foreword by Barry Moreno


Format: Hardcover, 379 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $26.00

Immigrants comprise nearly a quarter of the US population, a larger proportion than at any time since World War II. Of those, more than 10 percent are here illegally, and many more try to enter the country and fail. What motivates so many people to take great risks to come to... Read more >
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The Next Wave
The Next Wave
Written by Catherine Herridge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307885272
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The Next Wave
On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits
Written by Catherine Herridge


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

TERROR WALKS AMONG US. Born here, raised here, plotting here, the terrorists of al Qaeda 2.0 aim to kill Americans. And our government helps.
 
Who are the recruits for the next wave? They live next door.

A radicalized army major guns down forty-five, killing twelve soldiers and one civilian; an airport shuttle-bus driver... Read more >
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Land of Desire
Land of Desire
Written by William R. Leach
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761149
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Land of Desire
Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture
Written by William R. Leach


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2011
Price: $12.99

This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to a cult of comfort, bodily well-being, and endless acquisition. 24 pages of photos.


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Somalis in Maine
Somalis in Maine
Afterword by Ahmed I. Samatar, Edited by Kimberly A. Huisman, Mazie Hough, Kristin M. Langellier and Carol Nordstrom Toner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556439261
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Somalis in Maine
Crossing Cultural Currents
Afterword by Ahmed I. Samatar
Edited by Kimberly A. Huisman, Mazie Hough, Kristin M. Langellier and Carol Nordstrom Toner


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $27.95

Lewiston, a mill town of about thirty-six thousand people, is the second-largest city in Maine. It is also home to some three thousand Somali refugees. After initially being resettled in larger cities elsewhere, Somalis began to arrive in Lewiston by the dozens, then the hundreds, after hearing stories of Maine’s attractions... Read more >
Medicine in Translation
Medicine in Translation
Written by Danielle Ofri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001264
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Medicine in Translation
Journeys with My Patients
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $18.00

From a doctor Oliver Sacks has called a “born storyteller,” a riveting account of practicing medicine at a fast-paced urban hospital
 
For two decades, Dr. Danielle Ofri has cared for patients at Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the country and a crossroads for the world’s cultures. In Medicine in Translation... Read more >
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Arrival City
Arrival City
Written by Doug Saunders
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379658
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Arrival City
How the Largest Migration in History Is Reshaping Our World
Written by Doug Saunders


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

Look around: the largest migration in human history is under way. For the first time ever, more people are living in cities than in rural areas. Between 2007 and 2050, the world’s cities will have absorbed 3.1 billion people. Urbanization is the mass movement that will change our world during the...

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