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
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.
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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