Michael S. Brown
Publisher: Hamilton Books (November 1, 2007)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7 MB
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This paintings is a biography of Victorio Acosta Velasco, a Filipino-born journalist and hard work chief who immigrated to the us in 1924. at present, millions of younger Filipinos have been coming to the USA to additional their schooling, locate chance, and discover the idealism the U.S. was once rumored to supply. Upon arriving in Seattle, notwithstanding, Velasco realized that the 'American Dream' infrequently utilized to dark-skinned immigrants. Devalued by means of the team and spurned by way of white girls, the disenchanted Velasco grew to become excited by Filipino actions, yet by no means conceded his position in American society. among different achievements, he released poetry in approximately a dozen mainstream anthologies on American literature. finally, by way of the top of the second one international warfare, Velasco had discovered to procedure his Caucasian relationships with extra circumspection, and in addition started to event intra-ethnic conflicts with different Filipinos. This ebook seeks to counter the detrimental, one-dimensional pictures of Asian males in well known media, and informs its readers of an actual and demanding Filipino-American adventure.