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ANR Affirmative Action Resource Library: Books – 5/11/12
Title: I Begin My Life All Over
Author: Lillian Faderman
Synopsis: The Hmong and the American Immigrant Experience in the late twentieth century.
Title: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Author: Anne Fadiman
Synopsis: National Book Critics Circle Award winner. A Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of cultures.
Affirmative Action, History of
Title: When Affirmative Action Was White
Author: Ira Katznelson
Synopsis: Thoroughly researched, revelatory look at the history of affirmative action from the New Deal to Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and beyond.
Title: Connecting Generations
Author: Claire Raines
Synopsis: Principles, tips, methods for dealing with the new multigenerational workplace.
Title: Generations At Work
Author: Ron Zemke
Synopsis: Managing the clash of veterans, Boomers . . . the whole multigenerational workforce.
Title: All Our Kin
Author: Carol B. Stack
Synopsis: An early analysis of Black family and kinship organization in the poorest section of the Black community in late-sixties America.
Title: Climbing Jacob's Ladder
Author: Andrew Billingsley
Synopsis: Searching analysis of the evolution of African-American families from ancient to modern times.
Title: Animal Kingdom
Author: William Guillory
Synopsis: A diversity fable -- a reminder that there is room for all of humankind to mutually co-exist.
Title: A Different Mirror
Author: Ronald Takaki
Synopsis: Extensively researched. A dramatic retelling of our nation's history of the many different people who together compose the United States of America.
Title: Diversity at Work
Author: Trevor Wilson
Synopsis: Explains why a more diverse and equitable workforce makes good business sense.
AIDS Epidemic, Start of
Title: And the Band Played On
Author: Randy Shilts
Synopsis: An investigative exposè about the start of the AIDS epidemic in the United States.
Title: Family Installments
Author: Edward Rivera
Synopsis: Memories of an Hispanic family from Puerto Rico and their new life in late seventies New York City.
Title: Climbing Back
Author: Mark Wellman, John Flinn
Synopsis: Inspiring story of a paraplegic climber conquering Yosemite's El Capitan.
Title: Travels with Lizbeth
Author: Lars Eighner
Synopsis: One man's account of homelessness, his survival on the streets with his dog, Lizbeth.