Adult Book Lists: The Immigrant Experience: Biographies and Memoirs

[Printable book list]

Bernard Bailyn / 973.2 BAILYN
The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675

Joseph Berger / 973.04924 BERGER
Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust

Richard Blanco / B BLANCO
For All of Us, One Today: an Inaugural Poet's Journey
The Prince of Los Cocuyos: a Miami Childhood (also available in ebook

Annie Choi / B CHOI
Happy Birthday or Whatever: Track Suits, Kim Chee, and Other Family Disasters

Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra / 610.92 CHOPRA
Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the American Dream

Peter M. Coan / 304.873 COAN
Toward a Better Life: America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words: From Ellis Island to the Present

Edwidge Danticat / B DANTICAT
Brother, I'm Dying

Jasmin Darznik / 305.48 DARZNIK
The Good Daughter: a Memoir of My Mother's Hidden Life

written and directed by David Grubin / DVD 304.873 DESTINAT
Destination America

Firoozeh Dumas / 973 DUMAS
Funny in Farsi Series
Funny in Farsi: a Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
Laughing Without an Accent: Adventures of an Iranian American, At Home and Abroad

hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. / DVD 973.0496 EXPLORIN
Exploring Our Roots with Henry Louis Gates (in three volumes)

hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. / DVD 929.20973 FACES
Faces of America

Tom Gjelten / 305.8009755 GJELTEN
A Nation of Nations: a Great American Immigration Sory

Elena Gorokhova / B GOROKHOV
Russian Tattoo: a Memoir

Reyna Grande / B GRANDE
The Distance Between Us: a Memoir

Le Ly Hayslip / 959.704 HAYSLIP
When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: a Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace

Marcella Hazan / B HAZAN
Amarcord - Marcella Remembers: the Remarkable Life Story of a Woman Who Started Out Teaching Science in a Small Town in Italy, But Ended Up Teaching America How to Cook Italian

Livia Bitton Jackson / 940.5318092 JACKSON
Hello, America

Joseph Kim / B KIM
Under the Same Sky: From Salvation in North Korea to Salvation in America

Raimonda Kopelnitsky / 973.04924 KOPELNIT
No Words to Say Goodbye: A Young Jewish Woman's Journey from the Soviet Union into America - the Extraordinary Diaries of Raimonda Kopelnitsky

David Laskin / 940.48173 LASKIN
The Long Way Home: an American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War (also in large print

Leslie Li / B LI
Daughter of Heaven: a Memoir with Earthly Recipes

Oksana Marafioti / 305.891 MARAFIOT
American Gypsy

Mark Mathabane / B MATHABAN
Kaffir Boy in America: an Encounter with Apartheid

Frank McCourt / 371.10092 MCCOURT
Teacher Man (also in large print and audiobook)

Frank McCourt / B MCCOURT
Frank McCourt Series
Angela's Ashes (also in large print and DVD)
'Tis: a Memoir

Anchee Min / B MIN
The Cooked Seed: a Memoir (also available in ebook)

Azadeh Moaveni / 305.48891 MOAVENI
Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America and American in Iran

Dan-el Padilla Peralta / 305.868 PADILLAP
Undocumented: a Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League

Caryl Phillips / 304.8 PHILLIPS
Color Me English: Migration and Belonging Before and After

Esmeralda Santiago / B SANTIAGO
When I Was Puerto Rican

Lisa See / 929.2 SEE
On Gold Mountain: the One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family)

Sichan Siv / B SIV
Golden Bones: an Extraordinary Journey from Hell in Cambodia to a New Life in America

Lac Su / B SU
I Love Yous Are for White People: a Memoir

Luke Waters / 363.2092 WATERS
NYPD Green: A Memoir