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By H. B. Cavalcanti

ISBN-10: 0299288943

ISBN-13: 9780299288945

In Almost Home, H. B. Cavalcanti, a Brazilian-born pupil who has spent 3 a long time operating and residing within the usa, displays on his existence as an immigrant and locations his tale in the context of the bigger historical past of immigration.

    Due to either his relatives historical past and the superiority of U.S. media in Latin the United States, Cavalcanti already felt immersed in U.S. tradition prior to arriving in Kentucky in 1981 to accomplish graduate reports. at the moment, possibilities for development within the usa handed these in Brazil, and in an period of army dictatorships all through a lot of Latin the United States, Cavalcanti sought within the usa a country of legislation. during this memoir, he displays at the dynamics of acculturation, immigrant parenting, interactions with native-born U.S. voters, and the prices thinking about rejecting his nation of start for an followed country. He additionally touches on a number of the elements that give a contribution to migration in either the “sending” and “receiving” nations and explores the modern phenomenon of speeded up immigration.

    With its combination of private anecdotes and scholarly details, Almost Home addresses either person and policy-related concerns to supply a relocating portrait of the impression of migration on those that, like Cavalcanti, confront either the beauty and the disorientation inherent within the immigrant experience.

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