Francine Prose: My New American Life

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book.jpgMy New American Life (Harper Collins) is the immigrant story told in a new way. Francine Prose's touching and funny character, Lula, is used to suffering -- she comes from Albania. She has a lot to teach her American employers and friends who are only beginning to understand the deprivations of post-collapse America.

Read an excerpt from My New American Life.



Connie Alvarez