"A companion book to the PBS documentary series"--Cover.
"A Celebra Book"--T.p.
Telling our story: an introduction -- The convergence begins: La convergencia comienza -- Shared destinies . . . made manifest -- At war: abroad . . . and at home -- I like to be in America -- Who's "in"? Who's "out"? Whose America? -- Where are we going? (Adonde vamos?).
Sharing the personal struggles and successes of immigrants, poets, soldiers, and many others, this companion to the PBS miniseries explores the lives of Latino American men and women over a 500-year-span who have made an impact on history.