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My favorites...

Movies

Honey for Oshun

A heartwarming and funny story of a young mans return to Cuba in search of his mother who was left behind in Cuba when he and his father immigrated to Florida.

Memoirs

The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother  by James McBride

"...McBride has combined the techniques of the memorist and the oral historian to illuminate a hidden corner of race relations..."


"A standout among the current surfeit of memoirs about growing up black in the United States..."

Non-fiction

Your Life as Story: Discovering the Author by Tristine Rainer

The author discusses the genre of autobiography and offers advice on the creation of an autobiographical narrative.

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