Land of Milk and Money

Land of Milk and MoneyLand of Milk and Money is the story of the Francisco family, Portuguese immigrants from the Azores who settle on a dairy farm in California's Central Valley. Their plans to eventually return to the Old Country fall by the wayside as their success grows and their American lives take root. The legacy of one generation becomes a point of contention as the members of the next generation begin to compete to inherit and control their heritage, which includes herds of cattle and tracts of farm land.

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"In Land of Milk and Money, Anthony Barcellos mines rich family history to create a full-blooded tale that readers will find insightful, rewarding, and entertaining."

—John Lescroart, author, The Hunter

A Stroll Through Calculus

A Stroll Through CalculusA Stroll Through Calculus is an easygoing tour of the main concepts of calculus without fussing over dotting every i and crossing every t. Despite what many think, the basic content of calculus is understandable at an elementary level. People who aren't afraid of a little high school algebra can discover in these pages why calculus is so important and so powerful—without getting bogged down in theory or subtle computations.

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"Tony’s ability to work through technical matters and put them down clearly and appealingly is in a class with Martin Gardner's."

—Peter Renz, mathematician and editor

Mathematical Misconceptions
of College-Age Algebra Students

A Stroll Through CalculusWhy do only half the students in a typical algebra class earn passing grades? Mathematical Misconceptions of College-Age Algebra Students has some of the answers—in the students’ own words. Author Anthony Barcellos is an experienced math professor at American River College in Sacramento who devoted his dissertation research for a Ph.D. from the UC Davis School of Education to the question of why algebra students make certain kinds of recurrent mistakes. He catalogs four particularly persistent errors and explores the students' reasoning behind them. The book is replete with real-life examples and excerpts from interviews with his student subjects. Understanding the basis for the mistakes is the first giant step in helping the students rethink their process and achieve new levels of success.

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Writers of the Portuguese Diaspora
in the United States and Canada:
An Anthology

Writers of the Portuguese DiasporaThis anthology brings together fiction, poetry, recipes, and memoirs by some of the best Portuguese-Canadian and Portuguese-American writers to narrate the Portuguese Diasporic experience in North America. These works focus on lived experiences, shared spaces and the ethnic identity through which this distinctive culture is lived in the United States of America and Canada, both of which have long been home to significant and vibrant Portuguese communities that arrived roughly in the same waves of migration. Anthony Barcellos contributed his short story "The Voyage to Brazil" for this book.

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Untamed Dreams—Faces of America

Untamed Dreams Faces of AmericaUntamed Dreams—Faces of America is designed as a 393 page semi-hard cover, profusely illustrated, limited edition book that brings together individual immigrant’s life stories that represent the qualities that have long distinguished the Portuguese community of California. Anthony Barcellos contributed his short story "The Book Collector" for this book.

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