Author Patricia Marino Reflects on the Immigrant Experience and New American Dream in her Book

Patricia Marino tells Carlos Amezcua her book started as memoir about her father and her family’s experience as immigrants. But she says as a history teacher the book evolved into the experience of the family’s culture and how other cultures meld into the American experience. Plus what she says she learned from the lessons of her father and how to use those lessons to address the division in our country today.

The book “We Have All Been The Others: A Reflections of a First-Generation’s Daughter on Belonging, Democracy, and a New American Dream” is available now. For more information go to