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Growing up Brown Memoirs of a Filipino American

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ISBN-10: 0295986425

ISBN-13: 9780295986425

Edition: 2006

Authors: Peter Jamero, Peter Bacho, Dorothy Laigo Cordova, Fred Cordova

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I may have been like other boys, but there was a major difference-my family includes 80 to 100 single young men residing in a Filipino farm-labour camp. It was as a 'campo' boy that I first learned of my ancestral roots and the sometimes tortuous path that Filipinos took in sailing halfway around the world to the promise that was America. It was as a campo boy that I first learned the values of family, community, hard work, and education. As a campo boy, I also began to see the two faces of America, a place where Filipinos were at once welcomed and excluded, were considered equal and were discriminated against. It was a place where the values of fairness and freedom often fell short when…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 348
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Preface
Campo Life, 1930-1944
The Adventure Begins
Maeda's Place
Amid the Almond Trees
Livingston
Learning about the Real World, 1944-1957
High School Years
Join the Navy and See the World
College Days
Early Career, 1957-1970
My First Real Job
Moving Up
Washington, D.C.
A Stanford Man
The Activist Executive, 1970-1995
Region X
Umbrella Agency
The Professor
King County
United Way
Whose Human Rights?
Community Based
Epilogue
Afterword
Index