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The Middleman and Other Stories

Annotation
Newcomers to the United States struggle with the transforming power of American culture--including an aristocratic Filipino who wrangles a life for herself with an American investment banker and an Iraqi Jew who lands in Queens--in this collection of short sties about the immigrant experience. Repri

Awards
1988  National Book Critics Circle Awards

GenreCollection
Fiction
Sociological
TopicsImmigrants
Cultural conflict
Cultural assimilation