America is in the Heart is an autobiographical novel by Carlos Bulosan, published in 1946. The book chronicles Bulosan's emigration from the Philippines to the United States in 1930. Working at fisheries in the Northwest and later as a migrant laborer in California, Bulosan recalls the hardships, poverty and racism that he and many other immigrants suffered during the 1930s. Despite the oppression he found in the United States, Bulosan retains a strong idealism and finds hope in the America he loves.
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