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I Might Get Somewhere

Oral Histories of Immigration and Migration

I Might Get Somewhere( )
Compiled by: Students at Balboa High School,
Foreword by: Tan, Amy
Publication Date:May 2005
Publisher:826 Valencia
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Gathered, recorded, and edited by students at Balboa High School in San Francisco, this anthology of oral histories includes more than 100 stories of immigration to the United States.I Might Get Somewhereincludes a foreword by best-selling author Amy Tan.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Emigration & Immigration
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.87 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds
Author Biography
(Compiled by)
Amy Tan was born on February 19, 1952 in Oakland, California. She received B.A. degrees in English and linguistics and a master's degree in linguistics from San Jose State University. She worked as a freelance business writer, but eventually turned to fiction. Her first book, The Joy Luck Club, won the Commonwealth Gold Award and was adapted into a feature film in 1994. Her other novels include The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter's Daughter, Saving Fish from Drowning, and The Valley of Amazement. She is also the author of a memoir entitled The Opposite of Fate and two children's books entitled The Moon Lady and Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat.


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