Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America by Larry Smith
Larry Smith's new book is the perfect melding of his successful Six-Word Memoir project and the hit comedy Fresh Off the Boat. It's a collection of hundreds of perspectives on the immigration experience with six-word memoirs from the stars of the show, writers, celebrities and the non-famous.
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A better life for our children.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Creator of Hamilton
Immigrants, we get the job done.
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Ian Chen, Evan Huang in Fresh Off the Boat
Designed in Asia, assembled in California.
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M. Night Shyamalan, Film Director
My accent has become my voice.
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Julianne Moore, Actress
Mom left Scotland at ten. Forever.
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Nahnatchka Khan, Creator/Executive Producer of Fresh Off the Boat
We exist because these stories exist.
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Gabourey Sidibe, Actress
We all have traditional Muslim names.
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Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author
We immigrants are America’s true superpower.
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Narciso Rodriguez, Fashion Designer
Immigrant son proudly dresses First Lady.
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Eddie Huang, Chef
America gonna Panda Express Chipotle everyone.
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Sanjay Shah, Co-executive Producer, Fresh Off the Boat