From Kirkus Reviews
Well presented and expectedly poignant -- Publishers Weekly, October 6, 1997 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I would recommend this to anyone interested in learning more about their roots.
Thank you Mr. Coan for wading through the vast volumes of interviews and bringing these inspiring stories out in the open where they can influence us all.
It takes a lot of courage, confidence and optomism to leave everything behind and cross a great ocean in search of a better life.
This book is very neat. It has actual accounts from people who immigrated to the U.S. and went through the Ellis Island. The letters are categorized by country of origin. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Penny Ayers
I read the book "Ellis Island Interviews: In Their Own Words" with great interest and enjoyment. I commend the author, Peter Coan, for his research and this documented legacy of... Read morePublished on September 22, 2012 by Geoffrey Santoliquido
I am still reading this fascinating and informative book.
So far I give it 4 stars.
I am writing to make a small correction to information on page 110. Read more
My grandfather is in this book! (Manny Steen from Ireland) He would have been thrilled - but I don't believe he ever saw it. He died the year this was published. Read morePublished on January 22, 2006 by Sakhmet