An Immigrant Celebrates America: Reflections on America Through the Fresh Eye of an Immigrant

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University Press, May 1, 2007 - Social Science - 223 pages
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This book, with more than a hundred topics, mirrors the author's interactions with American ways. It covers a wide spectrum of experiences, from becoming a citizen to jury duty, from vegetarianism to favoritism, from solar power to the VCR, and from the industrial to the academic world. This book, with more than a hundred topics, mirrors the author's interactions with American ways. It covers a wide spectrum of experiences, from becoming a citizen to jury duty, from vegetarianism to favoritism, from solar power to the VCR, and from the industrial to the academic world.
 

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Contents

The seven wonders of America
1
The day I became a citizen
15
We have gone digital
29
mystery of the east
43
Fading words
53
Signs of change
67
Going metric
81
Italian in everyday life
95
Balancing wardrobe
125
On alignment
139
Fusion or confusion
153
Culture shock hasnt worn off yet
167
Changing jobs
169
Finding things that fit
183
Thanksgiving
197
The trials and tribulations of a vegetarian
211

Indian in daily dialogue
109
Its American to
111

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