In Sweet America, Kroll shows 14-year-old Tonio's gradual transformation into Tony, a hardworking immigrant striving to survive and succeed in New York City at the end of the 19th century.
In Sweet America, Kroll shows 14-year-old Tonio's gradual transformation into Tony, a hardworking immigrant striving to survive and succeed in New York City at the end of the 19th century. Predictable difficulties with gangs, overcrowded tenements, layoffs, and the generation gap almost, but not quite, overcome lively Tonio's charm.
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Sweet America : An Immigrant's Story
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Jamestown Publishers. In 1889, after he and his family emigrate from Italy to New York City, fourteen-year-old Tony tries to adjust to becoming an American, while avoiding an Irish gang and befriending photographer and social reformer Jacob Riis. inlibrary; printdisabled;. Obscured text due to sticker attached.
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Immigrant America: A Portrait. In 1916 Madison Grant, in a book calledThe Passing of the Great Race, deplored the mongrelization of America as the waves of eastern and southern European peasant immigrants threatened to overwhelm the great Anglo-Saxon traditions of the past. Grant minced no words: The immigrant laborers are now breeding out their masters and killing by filth and by crowding as effectively as by the sword. Exactly eighty-eight years afterThe Passing of the Great Race, the Harvard political scientist Samuel Huntington sounded the same themes with reference to Mexican immigration.