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Title The good immigrant : 26 writers reflect on America / edited by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.8009 GOO    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 324 pages ; 22 cm
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Contents How to write Iranian-America, or the last essay / Porochista Khakpour -- Swimmer / Nicole Dennis-Benn -- Sidra (in 12 movements) / Rahawa Haile -- On the blackness of the panther / Teju Cole -- How not to be / Priya Minhas -- After migration: the once and future kings / Walé Oyéjidé -- On loneliness / Fatimah Asghar -- Chooey-Booey and brown / Tejal Rao -- Luck of the Irish / Maeve Higgins -- Her name was India / Krutika Mallikarjuna -- Shithole nation / Jim St. Germain -- Blond girls in Cheongsams / Jenny Zhang -- The naked man / Chigozie Obioma -- Your father's country / Alexander Chee -- The long answer / Yann Mounir Demange -- An American, told / Jean Hannah Edelstein -- On being Kim Kardashian / Chimene Suleyman -- Tour Diary / Basim Usmani -- Dispatches from the language wars / Daniel José Older -- Juana Azurduy versus Christopher Columbus / Adrián and Sebastián Villar Rojas -- No es suficiente / Dani Fernandez -- Skittles / Fatima Farheen Mirza -- Return to Macondo / Susanne Ramirez de Arellano -- 244 Million / Mona Chalabi -- How to center your own story / Jade Chang.
Summary Presents essays by first- and second-generation immigrant writers on the realities of immigration, multiculturalism, and marginalization in an increasingly divided America.
Subject Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Added Author Shukla, Nikesh, editor.
Suleyman, Chimène, editor.
Khakpour, Porochista. How to write Iranian-America, or The last essay.
Dennis-Benn, Nicole. Swimmer.
Haile, Rahawa. Sidra (in 12 movements).
Cole, Teju. On the blackness of the panther.
Minhas, Priya. How not to be.
Oyéjidé, Walé. After migration.
Asghar, Fatimah. On loneliness.
Rao, Tejal. Chooey-booey and Brown.
Higgins, Maeve. Luck of the Irish.
Mallikarjuna, Krutika. Her name was India.
St. Germain, Jim. Shithole nation.
Zhang, Jenny. Blond girls in Cheongsams.
Obioma, Chigozie, 1986- The naked man.
Chee, Alexander. Your father's country.
Demange, Yann. The long answer.
Edelstein, Jean Hannah. An American, told.
Suleyman, Chimène. On being Kim Kardashian.
Usmani, Basim. Tour diary.
Older, Daniel José. Dispatches from the language wars.
Villar Rojas, Adrián, 1980- Juana Azurduy versus Christopher Columbus.
Villar Rojas, Sebastián, 1981- Juana Azurduy versus Christopher Columbus.
Fernández, Dani. No es suficiente.
Mirza, Fatima Farheen, 1991- Skittles.
Ramirez de Arellano, Susanne. Return to Macondo.
Chalabi, Mona. 244 Million.
Chang, Jade, 1975- How to center your own story.
Added Title 26 writers reflect on America
Twenty-six writers reflect on America
ISBN 9780316524285 (hardcover)
031652428X (hardcover)

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