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Through a Portagee Gate
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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

Table of Contents of Through a Portagee Gate

  • Preface
  • Prologue
  • I COME TO CALIFORNIA
  • Every Foul and Stagnant Pool
  • A Portagee Gate
  • No Taste for Air
  • “Them Portagees Are Wrecking That House”
  • The Inalienable Right of Revulsion
  • Senhor Fragoza
  • The Dermatologist’s Report “I Don’t want a Portagee in the Family”
  • Better Far Better
  • “What Kind of a Name Is That Anyway?”
  • The “Mudsill” Analogy
  • Senhor Oliveira
  • A Money Test
  • Fidel and His Father
  • A National Calamity
  • PA
  • “I Should Have Voted for Hoover”
  • Pissing in Brockton
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told
  • Sir Master
  • Attaching the Dog
  • Chatting
  • The Only Portagee in Philadelphia
  • Mrs. Maud D’Haze
  • Podubnia
  • His Roll
  • At the Shop
  • The Cuckoo Man
  • Ticket
  • Old Ribeiro
  • The Bank
  • Sunday Dinner
  • At the Shop Again
  • Doctors
  • The Christmas Tree
  • Counting Money
  • The White Gloves and Brown Coat
  • Insurance
  • Eggs
  • His Father
  • The Fourth of July
  • Take a Guess
  • Locking Up, Saturday Night
  • Work
  • Giving to the House
  • NO MORE
  • Among the Dahlias
  • Coca-Cola
  • The Americans
  • Cabral the Pharmacist
  • Sam
  • Polocks and Other People
  • Hannibal and His Elephants
  • Deliverance
  • My Blue Suit
  • Class
  • ‘’If I Can Give You a Push Up, I Will Be Glad To Do It“
  • College
  • My Career
  • Ann Arbor
  • John the Beggar
  • Income Tax
  • Razor Blades
  • Coffin Avenue
  • Nothing Stays the Same
  • His Father Again
  • ”Do You Still Remember Setubal, Mary?“
  • Gone
  • Lines
  • Like a Song
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