The companion book to
the PBS documentary series
chronicles the rich and varied history of Latinos who have helped shaped our
nation and have become, with more than fifty million people, the largest
minority in the United States. This companion to the landmark PBS miniseries
vividly and candidly tells how the story of Latino Americans is the story of
Author and acclaimed journalist Ray Suarez explores the
lives of Latino American men and women over a five-hundred-year span,
encompassing an epic range of experiences from the early European settlements
to Manifest Destiny; the Wild West to the Cold War; the Great Depression to
globalization; and the Spanish-American War to the civil rights movement.
Latino Americans shares the personal struggles and successes
of immigrants, poets, soldiers, and many others—individuals who have made an
impact on history, as well as those whose extraordinary lives shed light on the
times in which they lived and the legacy of this incredible American people. Download and start listening now!