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Through a Portagee Gate
Charles Reis Felix

Through a Portagee Gate

Through a Portagee Gate is both an autobiography and a biography. It gives a remarkably honest self-portrait and an endearing tribute to the author's father, a Portuguese immigrant cobbler who came to America in 1915. The narrative reveals a deep desire to escape the confines of the immigrant, ethnic world, while also acknowledging a keen nostalgia about one's past, a need to remember and pay tribute to those who come before us. This Felix accomplishes through unforgettable dialogue and vivid characterizations worthy of Steinbeck, a prose, sometimes poignant, at other times hilarious, that strips human experience to its bare and powerful elements.

Author Charles Reis Felix was born on April 29, 1923, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, one of four children of Portuguese immigrant parents. He attended local public schools and graduated from New Bedford High in 1941. He studied at the University of Michigan from 1941-43, until he was drafted into the U.S. Army. After the war Felix received a B.A. in history from Stanford University in Palo Alto. He became an elementary-school teacher and spent 31 years in the classroom. Married, with two grown children, he lives with his wife Barbara in a cabin among the redwoods of Northern California.

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