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American Dreaming:
Immigrant Life on the Margins
Sarah J. Mahler

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
List of Maps and Tables
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Leaving Home31
Ch. 3The Trip as Personal Transformation58
Ch. 4Great Expectations, Early Disillusionments83
Ch. 5The Construction of Marginality105
Ch. 6Making Money off the Margins138
Ch. 7Lucrative, Liminal Law159
Ch. 8The Encargado Industry188
Ch. 9Immigrants and the American Dream214
Notes235
Bibliography243
Index255

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