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        American Masters | Typical American: An Immigrant’s American Dream Story

        Get an introduction to Gish Jen’s novel Typical American to explore the American dream through the eyes of a Chinese immigrant. The video, from the American Masters film Novel Reflection on the American Dream, introduces the common challenge of reconciling an immigrant’s native identity with the demands of new life in America.

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