The Portuguese in the Americas Series aims to contribute to the growing field of Portuguese-American Studies. The Series documents the variety and complexity of the Portuguese-American experience by publishing works in the social sciences, history and literature.
Through a Portagee Gate
University of Massachusetts Press
Through a Portagee Gate
Charles Reis Felix

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2004 . 484 pp. 6 x 9"
Biography / Immigration

$20.00 Paperback, 978-0-9722561-4-8

About the Author

Charles Reis Felix was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, to Portuguese immigrant parents. He studied at the University of Michigan from 1941 to 1943, when he was drafted into the U.S. Army. After the war he received a B.A. in history from Stanford University and became an elementary school teacher. He is the author of Crossing the Sauer, an account of his experience as a combat infantryman in World War II; Da Gama, Cary Grant, and the Election of 1934; and Tony: A New England Boyhood. He lives in Northern California.

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