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American Immigrant (Hardcover) (Dick Gephardt)
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Did you know that Google's cofounder, Sergey Brin, emigrated to the US from Russia to escape Jewish persecution? Or that Rihanna lived with her first producer and his family after she emigrated from Barbados?
While many debate the merits of immigration reform, thousands of immigrants from all over the world continue to shape the very fabric of our nation's popular culture and society. From celebrities to sports stars, business leaders to politicians, these individuals embody the spirit and freedom of our nation.
The American Immigrant highlights some of the stories of these international heroes. Discover the paths that people like Andy Garcia, Madeleine Albright, Lupita Nyong'o and Yasiel Puig walked in their pursuit of the American Dream.