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Author Ojito, Mirta A.

Title Hunting season : immigration and murder in an all-American town / Mirta Ojito.

Publication Info. Boston : Beacon Press, [2013]

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  364.1523 OJITO    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  364.1523 OJI    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  364.1523 OJITO    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  364.1523 OJ3    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  364.1523 OJITO    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  364.1523 OJITO    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  364.1523 OJI    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  364.152 OJI    Check Shelf
Description xii, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-252).
Contents A bloody knife -- Painted birds in the air -- Welcome to Patchogue -- Not in my backyard -- Beaner jumping -- Unwanted -- A murder in the suburbs -- A torn community -- A little piece of Heaven -- Trial and punishment.
Summary Documents the true story of a Long Island immigrant's murder in 2008, citing the hate biases that compelled a group of teens to attack the Ecuadorean victim, who became a symbol of flaws in America's immigration system.
Subject Murder -- New York (State) -- Patchogue -- Case studies.
Latin Americans -- New York (State) -- Patchogue -- Case studies.
Racism -- New York (State) -- Patchogue -- Case studies.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- Patchogue -- Case studies.
Patchogue (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations -- Case studies.
Patchogue (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780807001813 cloth
0807001813 cloth
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