American Passage: The History of Ellis Island
"By bringing us the inspiring and sometimes unsettling tales of Ellis Island, Vincent Cannato’s American Passage helps us understand who we are as a nation.”
“Never before has Ellis Island been written about with such scholarly care and historical wisdom. Highly recommended!"
The remarkable saga of America’s landmark port of entry, from immigration post to deportation center to mythical icon.
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American Passage offers a comprehensive history of Ellis Island from the 1890s to today. Cannato's thesis is that the history of Ellis Island as an immigration inspection station parallels the history ... Read full review
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Cannato, a descendant of Ellis Island immigrants, takes a look at the history of the island. Although there is information on the early history of the island and on the use of the island after its ... Read full review
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