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Charles Reis Felix

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

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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


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