Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America

by Larry Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781368008389
Publisher: Kingswell
Publication date: 09/05/2017
Series: ABC Series
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 643,463
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Larry Smith is the creator of the Six-Word Memoir project, a best-selling series of eight books and an inspirational phenomenon. Smith is a frequent speaker on his innovative form of storytelling at conferences such as TEDx and companies such as Google and Twitter, as well as non-profits, foundations, and schools across the country. Larry has been a writer and editor at Men's Journal and ESPN Magazine. He has written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wired and SPIN. He lives in Columbus, Ohio and Brooklyn, New York with his wife.

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Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Proud to be an obscure contributor in this book (page 83). Grandma would be so proud. The six-word stories and the backstories kept me glued to the pages. It is an emotional roller coaster. The book shares some intense, frightful, happy, sad and very funny entries by some very famous people. It's an honor to be included with them. Policy makers at all levels would learn so much from this book. Everyone has an immigration story. Our ancestors made it so.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this collection of stories from people from all over the world. It's thoughtful, poignant, charming, and timely. Highly recommend - worth reading and re-reading, and definitely sparks conversation.