BACALAITOS & FIREWORKS.
Brooklyn, NY: powerHouse Books, 2011. 1st ed. 4to, bds, 127 p., color photos. New Hardcover 9781576875667 The photographer Arlene Gottfried exposits her work over 30 years documenting the Puerto Rican immigrants to America, primarily those in her neighborhood of NY's Lower East Side. Most of the images are from the 70s-80s. The title comes from the juxtaposition that for represented the immigrant population-bacalaitos, a fried cod fish indigenous to PR, and fireworks for the Fourth of July weekend. Portraits. Many images of women and children. (Item ID: 153730)