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By Mary C. WATERS

the tale of West Indian immigrants to the us is usually thought of to be a superb good fortune. Mary Waters, even if, tells a really diversified tale. She unearths that the values that achieve first-generation immigrants preliminary success--a willingness to work flat out, an absence of realization to racism, a hope for schooling, an incentive to save--are undermined through the realities of existence and race kinfolk within the usa. opposite to long-held ideals, Waters reveals, those that face up to Americanization are probably to be triumphant economically, specifically within the moment generation.

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