Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: October 2009
Duration: 20 hours 9 minutes
Professor Vincent J. Cannato delivers a definitive history of America's landmark port of entry. From eyewitness accounts, Cannato weaves together a poignant testament to the hopes and fears of 'huddled masses yearning to breathe free.'
'Never before has Ellis Island been written about with such scholarly care and historical wisdom. Highly recommended!''Douglas Brinkley, historian