American passage : the history of Ellis Island
|Format:||Print Book 2009|
|Availability:||Available at 6 Libraries 7 of 7 copies|
"By bringing us the inspiring and sometimes unsettling tales of Ellis Island, Vincent Cannato's American Passage helps us understand who we are as a nation."
-- Walter Isaacson
"Never before has Ellis Island been written about with such scholarly care and historical wisdom. Highly recommended!"
--Douglas Brinkley, bestselling author of The Wilderness Warrior
The remarkable saga of America's landmark port of entry, from immigration post to deportation center to mythical icon.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Immigrants -- United States -- History.
Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.) -- History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
|Publisher|| New York :Harper,2009
viii, 487 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages -472) and index.
|ISBN||9780060742737 (alk. paper)
0060742739 (alk. paper)