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America is in the Heart Summary
Carlos Bulosan

Everything you need to understand or teach America is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan.

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America is in the Heart Summary

Plot Summary

America is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan is the autobiography of the Filipino poet. He begins by describing his early life in the Philippines, describing to the reader what his life was like as a child. He lives on the farm with his father while his mother lives in the city of Banalonan with his brother and little sister. Carlos is the fourth oldest son in the family and he has never met some of his brothers since they departed from the village before he was born.

The hope of the family is brother Macario who is attending high school in a neighboring village. They pawn their land and sell what they can to pay his expenses. When he graduates he will be able to help them and their lives will be better. However, it doesn't work out that way after Macario loses the teaching job he...

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