Drawing on politics, literature, film, and a deep knowledge of American history, Banks traces the first colonists' differing motives, their points of intersection through the centuries, and the inevitable influence of the existing cultures they encountered or enslaved.

Dreaming Up America 2010, Seven Stories Press

ISBN-13: 9781583228913

Trade paperback

Dreaming Up America 2008, Seven Stories Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781583228388