Coming to America: Immigrants in Fiction

American by Day - Derek Miller
In this mystery a Norwegian cop comes to upstate New York in search of missing person, a wanted fugitive, her own brother.
My New American Life - Francine Prose
A 26-year-old Albanian nanny over-staying her visa provides the sharp observations of the USA in the 90s in this satirical novel.
American Dervish - Ahmad Akhtar
The son of Pakistani immigrants deals with the conflict between his inherited and adopted cultures in this coming-of-age novel.
The Parking Lot Attendant - Nafkote Tamirat
An Ethiopian teen in Boston falls under the spell of a charismatic, mysterious man, with all the confusion of any teen, in this genre-bending novel.