By Sidney Bellard,Mary Perrin
Travel with Pierre on his trips to 3 assimilation into 3 diverse cultures the place he encountered demanding situations equivalent to the language barrier, loss of relatives academic values, relative poverty, discrimination and the chains of lack of confidence. ultimately, he constructed significant drives that have been antithetical to one another, drives he didn't develop into totally conscious of till the writing of this publication. the 1st was once to grasp the English language and the second one was once to accomplish literacy in ordinary French.
Except for local american citizens, each person within the new international is an immigrant or descendant of immigrants. it's the author's hope that readers turns into extra conscious of their historical past and recognize the tough transitions their ancestors persisted to accomplish the yankee dream and make their lives, as they are aware of it, attainable. additionally, the reader is invited to find France and its humans in the course of the author's studies and impressions, reviews there that experience enriched his lifestyles immeasurably. eventually, as a lagniappe (a little anything additional) Pierre has incorporated some of his own Cajun recipes. Bon appétit.
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A Cajun in France:Journeys to Assimilation by Sidney Bellard,Mary Perrin