American Like Me by America Ferrera

American Like Me

From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures.America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents' homeland and Honduran culture. Speaking Spanish at home, having Saturday-morning-salsa-dance-parties in the kitchen, and eating tamales ...


Details American Like Me

TitleAmerican Like Me
Author
Release DateSep 25th, 2018
PublisherGallery Books
GenreNonfiction, Writing, Essays, Autobiography, Memoir, Short Stories, Biography Memoir
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Reviews American Like Me

  • Sachi Argabright
    1970-01-01
    Please stop whatever you’re doing and buy this book! I knew it would be right up my alley, but this book greatly exceeded my expectations. I was blown away by most of the essays, and was able to relate so closely to their themes. As person of mixed race who was raised by a Japanese immigrant, I was so pleased to see so many of my experiences reflected on the pages of this book. There were so many little things that resonated with me too such as...
  • Krissy
    1970-01-01
    I laughed, I cried!
  • Ruby
    1970-01-01
    "I invited my friends, peers, and heroes to share their stories in this book so that we might build community; so that we could ientify our whole selves within a larger culture that tends to leave important pieces of our stories out; so that our voices would amplify one another's as we declare who we actually are. We are kids with no key chains, daughters carrying history in the gaps of our teeth. We are the sons of parents who don't speak of the...