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Hard Line
Hard Line
Written by Ken Ellingwood
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307530363
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Hard Line
Life and Death on the US-Mexico Border
Written by Ken Ellingwood


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

The Southwestern border is one of the most fascinating places in America, a region of rugged beauty and small communities that coexist across the international line. In the past decade, the area has also become deadly as illegal immigration has shifted into some of the harshest territory on the continent, reshaping... Read more >
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La Travesia de Enrique
La Travesia de Enrique
Written by Sonia Nazario, Translated by Ana V. Ras
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307548245
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La Travesia de Enrique
La arriesgada odisea de un niņo en busca de su madre
Written by Sonia Nazario
Translated by Ana V. Ras


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

Actualizada con un nuevo epílogo, reflexiones finales, fotos de Enrique y su familia, una entrevista con la autora y mucho más, esta es la versión definitiva de un clásico contemporáneo de los Estados Unidos.
 
Basada en la serie de Los Angeles Times ganadora de dos premios Pulitzer—al mejor reportaje de... Read more >
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When Germs Travel
When Germs Travel
Written by Howard Markel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493071
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When Germs Travel
Six Major Epidemics That Have Invaded America and the Fears They Have Unleashed
Written by Howard Markel


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $13.99

The struggle against deadly microbes is endless. Diseases that have plagued human beings since ancient times still exist, new maladies like SARS make their way into the headlines, we are faced with vaccine shortages, and the threat of germ warfare has reemerged as a worldwide threat.

In this riveting account, medical historian...

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Illegal People
How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants
Written by David Bacon


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 1, 2008
Price: $18.00

For two decades veteran photojournalist David Bacon has documented the connections between labor, migration, and the global economy. In Illegal People Bacon explores the human side of globalization, exposing the many ways it uproots people in Latin America and Asia, driving them to migrate. At the same time, U.S. immigration policy... Read more >
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Cuba Confidential
Cuba Confidential
Written by Ann Louise Bardach
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307425423
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Cuba Confidential
Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana
Written by Ann Louise Bardach


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

From America’s number one Cuba reporter, PEN award–winning investigative journalist Ann Louise Bardach, comes the big book on Cuba we’ve all been waiting for. An incisive and spirited portrait of the twentieth century’s wiliest political survivor and his fiefdom, Cuba Confidential is the gripping story of the shattered families and warring... Read more >
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the immigrant suite
the immigrant suite
Written by Hattie Gossett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227787
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the immigrant suite
hey xenophobe! who you calling foreigner?
Written by Hattie Gossett


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2007
Price: $14.95

Writing from the upper west side of Manhattan, where Harlem intersects with waves of immigrants from the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Korea, Cambodia, Ivory Coast, India, Native America, and from all over the globe, hattie gossett vividly invokes her neighborhood experience. With wit and candor, she questions why so many... Read more >
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They Take Our Jobs!
They Take Our Jobs!
Written by Aviva Chomsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807041567
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They Take Our Jobs!
And 20 Other Myths about Immigration
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2007
Price: $15.00

Claims that immigrants take Americans' jobs, are a drain on the American economy, contribute to poverty and inequality, destroy the social fabric, challenge American identity, and contribute to a host of social ills by their very existence are openly discussed and debated at all levels of society. Chomsky dismantles twenty of... Read more >
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They Take Our Jobs!
And 20 Other Myths about Immigration
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2007
Price: $15.00

Claims that immigrants take Americans' jobs, are a drain on the American economy, contribute to poverty and inequality, destroy the social fabric, challenge American identity, and contribute to a host of social ills by their very existence are openly discussed and debated at all levels of society. Chomsky dismantles twenty of... Read more >
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Menace in Europe
Menace in Europe
Written by Claire Berlinski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400097708
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Menace in Europe
Why the Continent's Crisis Is America's, Too
Written by Claire Berlinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2007
Price: $14.95

Old Europe’s new crisis.


Europe, the charming continent of windmills and gondolas. But lately, Europe has become the continent of endless strikes and demonstrations, bombs on the trains and subways, radical Islamic cells in every city, and ghettos so hopeless and violent even the police won’t enter them. In Spain, a terrorist attack prompts... Read more >
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Targeted
Targeted
Written by Deepa Fernandes, Foreword by Howard Zinn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227282
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Targeted
Homeland Security and the Business of Immigration
Written by Deepa Fernandes
Foreword by Howard Zinn


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2007
Price: $16.95

America has always portrayed itself as a country of immigrants, welcoming each year the millions seeking a new home or refuge in this land of plenty. Increasingly, instead of finding their dream, many encounter a nightmare—a country whose culture and legal system aggressively target and prosecute them.
In Targeted, journalist Deepa Fernandes... Read more >
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Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey
Written by Sonia Nazario
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ISBN: 9780812971781
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Enrique's Journey

Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $16.00

An astonishing story that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States, now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more—the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America
 
Based on the Los... Read more >
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Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey
Written by Sonia Nazario
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366023
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Enrique's Journey

Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $11.99

An astonishing story that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States, now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more—the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America
 
Based on the Los... Read more >
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Embracing the Infidel
Embracing the Infidel
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553382945
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Embracing the Infidel
Stories of Muslim Migrants on the Journey West
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2006
Price: $14.00

An eye-opening personal account of an epic human drama, Embracing the Infidel takes us on an astounding journey along a modern-day underground railroad that stretches from Istanbul to Paris.  In this groundbreaking book, Iranian-American Behzad Yaghmaian has done what no other writer has managed to do–as he enters the world of... Read more >
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La Travesia de Enrique
La Travesia de Enrique
Written by Sonia Nazario, Translated by Ana V. Ras
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975802
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La Travesia de Enrique
La arriesgada odisea de un niņo en busca de su madre
Written by Sonia Nazario
Translated by Ana V. Ras


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2006
Price: $17.00

Actualizada con un nuevo epílogo, reflexiones finales, fotos de Enrique y su familia, una entrevista con la autora y mucho más, esta es la versión definitiva de un clásico contemporáneo de los Estados Unidos.
 
Basada en la serie de Los Angeles Times ganadora de dos premios Pulitzer—al mejor reportaje de... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Embracing the Infidel
Embracing the Infidel
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440335719
Our Price: $11.99
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Embracing the Infidel

Written by Behzad Yaghmaian


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 29, 2005
Price: $11.99

An eye-opening personal account of an epic human drama, Embracing the Infidel takes us on an astounding journey along a modern-day underground railroad that stretches from Istanbul to Paris.  In this groundbreaking book, Iranian-American Behzad Yaghmaian has done what no other writer has managed to do–as he enters the world of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
We Are All Suspects Now
We Are All Suspects Now
Written by Tram Nguyen, Foreword by Edwidge Danticat
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807004616
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We Are All Suspects Now
Untold Stories from Immigrant Communities after 9/11
Written by Tram Nguyen
Foreword by Edwidge Danticat


Format: Trade Paperback, 212 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2005
Price: $14.00

In an ironic reversal of the American dream, a staggering 20,000 members of the immigrant community of Midwood, Brooklyn (known as Little Pakistan), voluntarily left the United States after 9/11. Tram Nguyen reveals the human cost of the domestic war on terror and examines the impact of post-9/11 policies on people... Read more >
Hard Line
Hard Line
Written by Ken Ellingwood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400033676
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Hard Line
Life and Death on the US-Mexico Border
Written by Ken Ellingwood


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2005
Price: $14.95

The Southwestern border is one of the most fascinating places in America, a region of rugged beauty and small communities that coexist across the international line. In the past decade, the area has also become deadly as illegal immigration has shifted into some of the harshest territory on the continent, reshaping... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
When Germs Travel
When Germs Travel
Written by Howard Markel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375726026
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When Germs Travel
Six Major Epidemics That Have Invaded America and the Fears They Have Unleashed
Written by Howard Markel


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $16.00

The struggle against deadly microbes is endless. Diseases that have plagued human beings since ancient times still exist, new maladies like SARS make their way into the headlines, we are faced with vaccine shortages, and the threat of germ warfare has reemerged as a worldwide threat.

In this riveting account, medical historian...

Read more >
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