The Resource American like me : reflections on life between cultures, edited by America Ferrera with E. Cayce Dumont, (electronic resource)

American like me : reflections on life between cultures, edited by America Ferrera with E. Cayce Dumont, (electronic resource)

Label
American like me : reflections on life between cultures
Title
American like me
Title remainder
reflections on life between cultures
Statement of responsibility
edited by America Ferrera with E. Cayce Dumont
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Language
eng
Summary
From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures.America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents' homeland and Honduran culture. Speaking Spanish at home, having Saturday-morning-salsa-dance-parties in the kitchen, and eating tamales alongside apple pie at Christmas never seemed at odds with her American identity. Still, she yearned to see that identity reflected in the larger American narrative. Now, in American Like Me, America invites thirty-one of her friends, peers, and heroes to share their stories about life between cultures. We know them as actors, comedians, athletes, politicians, artists, and writers. However, they are also immigrants, children or grandchildren of immigrants, indigenous people, or people who otherwise grew up with deep and personal connections to more than one culture. Each of them struggled to establish a sense of self, find belonging, and feel seen. And they call themselves American enthusiastically, reluctantly, or not at all. Ranging from the heartfelt to the hilarious, their stories shine a light on a quintessentially American experience and will appeal to anyone with a complicated relationship to family, culture, and growing up
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
920.073
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
A63625 2018ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
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PerformerNote
Read by America Ferrera and various readers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1984-
  • 1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ferrera, America
  • Dumont, E. Cayce
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Minorities
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Assimilation (Sociology)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
  • Assimilation (Sociology)
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Minorities
  • United States
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American like me : reflections on life between cultures, edited by America Ferrera with E. Cayce Dumont, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Essayists: Reshma Saujani -- Al Madrigal -- Jenny Zhang -- Bambadjan Bamba -- Padma Lakshmi -- Randall Park -- Roxane Gay -- Carmen Perez -- Issa Rae -- Diane Guerrero -- Joy Cho -- Liza Koshy -- Kumail Nanjiani -- Michelle Kwan -- Geen Rocero -- Frank Waln -- Auli'i Cravalho -- Jeremy Lin -- America Ferrera -- Ravi Patel -- Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Tanaya Winder -- Wilmer Valderrama -- Anna Akana -- Laurie Hernandez -- Kal Penn -- Anjelah Johnson-Reyes -- Martin Seensmeier -- Carmen Carrera -- Uzo Aduba -- Linda Sarsour -- Joaquin Castro
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on1054697178
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9 hr., 35 min., 13 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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9781508252726
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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6C3D3CB0-49DF-4A53-8ECD-DAB0387B5A4A
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  • (OCoLC)1054697178
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Label
American like me : reflections on life between cultures, edited by America Ferrera with E. Cayce Dumont, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Essayists: Reshma Saujani -- Al Madrigal -- Jenny Zhang -- Bambadjan Bamba -- Padma Lakshmi -- Randall Park -- Roxane Gay -- Carmen Perez -- Issa Rae -- Diane Guerrero -- Joy Cho -- Liza Koshy -- Kumail Nanjiani -- Michelle Kwan -- Geen Rocero -- Frank Waln -- Auli'i Cravalho -- Jeremy Lin -- America Ferrera -- Ravi Patel -- Lin-Manuel Miranda -- Tanaya Winder -- Wilmer Valderrama -- Anna Akana -- Laurie Hernandez -- Kal Penn -- Anjelah Johnson-Reyes -- Martin Seensmeier -- Carmen Carrera -- Uzo Aduba -- Linda Sarsour -- Joaquin Castro
Control code
on1054697178
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9 hr., 35 min., 13 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508252726
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
6C3D3CB0-49DF-4A53-8ECD-DAB0387B5A4A
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1054697178
  • (OCoLC)1054697178
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