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.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Creator of Hamilton
Immigrants, we get the job done.
Ian Chen, Evan Huang in Fresh Off the Boat
Designed in Asia, assembled in California.
M. Night Shyamalan, Film Director
My accent has become my voice.
Julianne Moore, Actress
Mom left Scotland at ten. Forever.
Nahnatchka Khan, Creator/Executive Producer of Fresh Off the Boat
We exist because these stories exist.
Gabourey Sidibe, Actress
We all have traditional Muslim names.
Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author
We immigrants are America’s true superpower.
Narciso Rodriguez, Fashion Designer
Immigrant son proudly dresses First Lady.
Eddie Huang, Chef
America gonna Panda Express Chipotle everyone.
Sanjay Shah, Co-executive Producer, Fresh Off the Boat
I learned Hinduism from Urban Outfitters.