Lost and found in America : reflective story of new African immigrants in the United States

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Lost and found in America : reflective story of new African immigrants in the United States

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Following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, there has been much discussion on the subject of immigration to America, including the intersection of race, culture and identity. The devastating attack had an effect, not only on Americans but, also on citizens in other countries who hope to live or visit the United States. Public discourse has produced questions and concerns, but few from a personal standpoint. Lost & Found in America is the story of an immigrant from Africa, who, after the events of September 11, 2001, gets caught up circumstances that transforms his relationships, personal well-being, and perceptions about the United States. Lost & Found in America explores the multi-faceted circumstances that immigrants face, including how they deal with racism, expectations from home, the Barack Obama phenomenon, love and romance. As immigrants grapple to understand variations of American identities, Lost & Found In America provides a lens through which the folks from Africa see and analyze events in United States and tells the unique story of how new immigrants find a sense of belonging in the American culture.

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Leadership, Management & Business

ISBN

978-1425789701

Publication Date

2007

Publisher

Xlibris

Keywords

Fiction, Literature

Disciplines

Africana Studies | Leadership Studies | Migration Studies | Race and Ethnicity

Lost and found in America : reflective story of new African immigrants in the United States

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