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The lucky immigrant

Fortunato Rao

The lucky immigrant

the public life of Fortunato Rao

by Fortunato Rao

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Published by Multicultural History Society of Ontario and the Centre for Instructional Technology Press, University of Toronto at Scarborough in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario,
  • Toronto
    • Subjects:
    • Rao, Fortunato, 1931-,
    • United Steelworkers of America -- Employees -- Biography.,
    • Labor unions -- Ontario -- Officials and employees -- Biography.,
    • Italian Canadians -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with introduction and notes by Nicholas DeMaria Harney and Franc Sturino.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesEthnocultural voices series
      ContributionsSturino, Franc, 1948-, Harney, Nicholas De Maria., Multicultural History Society of Ontario.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6525.R36 A3 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3363762M
      ISBN 100772763089
      LC Control Number2004426320
      OCLC/WorldCa48891956

      Eva Longoria’s UnbeliEVAble Entertainment is developing family immigrant drama Lucky Boy, based on Shanthi Sekaran’s book, as a TV series, with Do No Harm creator David Schulner penning the. Immigrants disproportionately represent the state’s essential workforce and are simultaneously concentrated in industries that are especially vulnerable to the economic recession caused by COVID

      “A book for anyone mending from childhood wounds.”—Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street In this unforgettable multicultural coming-of-age narrative—based on the author’s childhood in the s—a young Cuban-Jewish immigrant girl is adjusting to her new life in New York City when her American dream is suddenly derailed. The book that inspired the award-winning movie, Brooklyn is a charming historical novel featuring a brave woman who must choose between the two men she loves, as well as between two vastly different coun­tries. Colm Toibin paints an authentic portrait of the immigrant experience, as the main character Eilis Lacey travels between Ireland and.

      That makes me even more passionate about opening children up to stories about immigration and adjusting to life in a new country. These picture books are all wonderful. Most are specifically about immigration while others are about children who are trying to balance the two often conflicting cultures in .   Lucky us. At 7 p.m. on Thursday, Amy Bloom will be at Politics and Prose Bookstore, Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington. Arana is the former editor of Book World.


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