America is In the Heart: A Personal History

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University of Washington Press, 1973 - Biography & Autobiography - 351 pages
First published in 1946, this autobiography of the well-known Filipino poet describes his boyhood in the Philippines, his voyage to America, and his years of hardship and despair as an itinerant laborer following the harvest trail in the rural West.

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bought book for history class report. shipped fastgreat condition. Interesting read for a class assignment. Not my normal liesure reading. Great insight into minority struggles and identity issues in the US. Read full review

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User Review  - camarie - LibraryThing

If you are interested in the true racism that Filipinos experienced when coming to America in the twentieth century, then this book is for you. It is heartbreaking to think of the troubled lives they ... Read full review

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About the author (1973)

Narrator Jose Horstman Omila is the executive director of the Philippines Performance Arts Company and the Bayanihan Arts Center in Tampa Bay, Florida.

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