Suddenly You Are Nobody: Vermont Refugees Tell Their Stories

2019. By Jared Gagne. An engaging and timely book relating the life stories of 30 refugees and immigrants now living in Vermont in the greater Burlington and Rutland areas. The title is based on a quote from a refugee from Bosnia: “You live normal life/Suddenly you are nobody/Yesterday everybody knows you/Next day you are no one/You are low, below low.” Contributors to the book include refugees from numerous countries, including Bhutan, Bosnia, Burundi, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Iraq, Lebanon/Palestine, Mexico, Nepal, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, India/Tibet and Vietnam. Includes numerous color photographs. Softcover. 246 pp.

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