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

Authors: Ojito, Mirta A.
Call number: 364.1523 OJI
Publication: Boston : Beacon Press, [2013]
Publication date: [2013]
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.
Title: Hunting season : immigration and murder in an all-American town / Mirta Ojito.
Physical description: xii, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Contents note: 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 note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-252).
ISBN: 9780807001813 (cloth)
0807001813 (cloth)
LCCN: 2013023313
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1480007
Bib No.: 1480007

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