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Charles Reis Felix

Thank God for the mind. It's the only place where we have freedom of speech.

Charles Reis Felix (born 1923) is one of America's leading writers of Luso-American literature. His work interweaves autobiography, historical narrative and fiction to depict the richness of the human experience

QuotesEdit

Crossing the Sauer: a memoir of World War II (2002)Edit

  • Thank God for the mind. It's the only place where we have freedom of speech.
    • Page 125
  • Chance dictates everything.
    • Page 176

Through a Portagee Gate (2004)Edit

  • He is gone now. His shop is gone. Weld Square is gone.
    His life has been wiped clean off the board.
    But I wake in the night and I see his face and I hear his voice.
    • Prologue

Da Gama, Cary Grant, and the Election of 1934 (2005)Edit

  • "The Portuguese are the unknown people. We are lost in this vast country. Nobody knows we are here. To be Portuguese in America is to be a stone dropped in the middle of the ocean. It sinks beneath the waves and vanishes without a trace."
    • Page 101

External linksEdit

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