A good provider is one who leaves : one family and migration in the 21st century
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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : Viking, [2019].
ISBN
9780670785926, 067078592X
Physical Desc
382 pages : genealogical table ; 24 cm
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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : Viking, [2019].
Format
Book
Language
English
ISBN
9780670785926, 067078592X

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-367) and index.
Description
"When Jason DeParle moved in with Tita Comodas in the Manila slums thirty years ago, he didn't expect to make a lifelong friend. Nor did he expect to spend decades reporting on her family--husband, children, and siblings--as they came to embody the stunning rise of global migration. In A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves, DeParle paints an intimate portrait of an unforgettable family across three generations, as migration reorders economics, politics, and culture across the world. At the heart of the story is Rosalie, Tita's middle child, who escapes poverty by becoming a nurse, and lands jobs in Jeddah, Abu Dhabi and, finally, Texas--joining the record forty-four million immigrants in the United States. Migration touches every aspect of global life. It pumps billions in remittances into poor villages, fuels Western populism, powers Silicon Valley, sustains American health care, and brings one hundred languages to the Des Moines public schools. One in four children in the United States is an immigrant or the child of one. With no issue in American life so polarizing, DeParle expertly weaves between the personal and panoramic perspectives. Reunited with their children after years apart, Rosalie and her husband struggle to be parents, as their children try to find their place in a place they don't know. Ordinary and extraordinary at once, their journey is a twenty-first-century classic, rendered in gripping detail"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

DeParle, J. (2019). A good provider is one who leaves: one family and migration in the 21st century . Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

DeParle, Jason. 2019. A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century. Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

DeParle, Jason. A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century Viking, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

DeParle, Jason. A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century Viking, 2019.

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