Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2012

432 Pages | 121 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199896158

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Angel Island

Immigrant Gateway to America

Erika Lee and Judy Yung

  • Adult Non-Fiction winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature
  • Based on newly-discovered poems and inscriptions found on the walls of the immigration station's detention barracks, new oral histories, autobiographies, personal papers, photographs, and family histories of immigrants and immigration officials
  • Looks at all of the groups who came through Angel Island, including Chinese, Japanese, Mexicans, Russians, etc