The Immigrant Advantage: An Inspirational Slice of American Culture -Book Review Posted on October 24, 2011February 15, 2013 by Juan Alanis http://thechicanosoul.blogspot.com/ Wednesday, October 26, 2011: Spanglish Baby – http://www.spanglishbaby.com/ Thursday, October 27, 2011: Latinaish – http://latinaish.com/ Friday, October 28, 2011: TikiTiki Blog – http://tikitikiblog.com/ Tuesday, November 1, 2011: Voto Latino – http://www.votolatino.org/ Wednesday, November 2, 2011: Motherhood in Mexico – http://www.motherhoodinmexico.com/ Thursday, November 3, 2011: Atzlan Reads – http://www.aztlanreads.com/ Friday, November 4, 2011: Multicultural Familia – http://www.multiculturalfamilia.com/ Claudia Kolker About the Author: Claudia Kolker has reported extensively from Mexico and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, Japan, India and Pakistan. A former Los Angeles Times bureau chief and member of the Houston Chronicle editorial board, she has also written for The Economist, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, O: The Oprah Magazine, Slate, and Salon. She lives in Houston with her family. For The Immigrant Advantage, Kolker visited Korean and Chinese afterschools, West Indian multigenerational households in New Jersey, and Chicago’s “Little Village,” among others. About the book: The Immigrant Advantage is a fascinating look into the lives of immigrant enclaves in the United States that we so seldom gain access to, and an inspiring exploration about how these customs can enrich our own lives. You may purchase a copy of this book at Amazon.com FTC Disclosure: Juan of Words received a free copy of the book from the author as part of a Simon & Schuster book tour. Juan of Words was not required to write a positive review. The opinions expressed are my own.