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    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 alongside apple pie at Christmas never seemed at odds with her American identity.

    Still, she yearned to see that identity reflected in the larger American narrative.

    Now, in American Like Me, America invites 31 of her friends, peers, and heroes to share their stories about life between cultures. We know them as actors, comedians, athletes, politicians, artists, and writers. However, they are also immigrants, children or grandchildren of immigrants, indigenous people, or people who otherwise grew up with deep and personal connections to more than one culture. Each of them struggled to establish a sense of self, find belonging, and feel seen. And they call themselves American enthusiastically, reluctantly, or not at all.

    Ranging from the heartfelt to the hilarious, their stories shine a light on a quintessentially American experience and will appeal to anyone with a complicated relationship to family, culture, and growing up.

    Full cast of narrators includes: America Ferrera, Bambadjan Bamba, Joy Cho, Auli'I Cravalho, Tim Chiou, Janina Edwards, Jennifer Ikeda, Lameece Issaq, Eugene Kim, Jennifer Lim, Sunil Malhotra, Ramón De Ocampo, Roxana Ortega, Geena Rocero, Martin Sensmeier, Heather Alicia Simms, Neela Vaswani, and Tanaya Winder. 

    ©2018 America Ferrera (P)2018 Simon & Schuster Audio

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    "[America] Ferrera is confident, articulate, and measured as she tells of losing her first love to a blonde, blue-eyed classmate.... An equally talented cast of narrators candidly delivers the disappointments of childhood, encounters with discrimination, and growing awareness of the world.... This is an audiobook to savor." (AudioFile)

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    • MariaElena Hege
    • 28/02/2019

    A Must-Read!!

    What a wonderful collection of American stories!!! I have told everyone I know about this book.
    My only complaint, if I could, is that Lin-Manuel Miranda’s chapter was cut off :( I was really looking forward to hearing his contribution.

    Congratulations and a big thank you to America Ferrera for putting this together!

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    • Customer1
    • 31/05/2019

    great to build awareness and break stereotypes

    passionate narrative, outstanding diversity of stories, I loved it. I recommend the book for everyone in America regardless of the background.

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    • melissa tamayo
    • 16/05/2019

    Made me feel like I belonged

    I absolutely loved this recollection of stories They all felt very real and close to my heart and my experience as an immigrant. As I listened to the book, I discussed some of the stories with my family and it opened up the door to discussed our own experiences and in that we discovered who we are as a family.

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    • Katy F.
    • 09/03/2019

    Not all chapters were narrated by the corresponding author

    Really enjoyed the book. Was a bit disappointed that some of the chapter s weren’t read by the author. It made it confusing at times because some chapter authors were narrated by the corresponding author and then others were ready by some of the same people. It made me forget who’s story I was listening to.

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    • Soraya Corrales
    • 12/09/2019

    Loved this book!

    Eye-opening. Interesting. At times funny, always touching! Excellent!! Am giving this book as a gift to family members.

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    • Samy
    • 04/09/2019

    Exceptional stories

    This compilation of stories was a treat. Listening to the experiences from the people themselves kept it authentic and made me reflect on my own story. Thanks America for gathering all these precious and important narratives!

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    • robbie
    • 16/05/2019

    Americans Like Me

    I enjoyed listening to the different experiences and similar challenges faced by these first and/2nd generation Americans. At times I found myself reflecting on my own experiences as a Puerto Rican born on the Island but raised in NYC. The immigrant story doesn’t seem to change - hard work, sacrifice and determination are at the core of accomplishing your dreams.

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    • Heather
    • 29/01/2019

    Fantastic!

    The stories were absolutely fantastic, inspiring, and heartwarming. While the narrator's did a good job, I wish that more of the authors read their own stories.

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    • J
    • 28/09/2018

    Just like me

    These collective stories really make you think of where you come from. It makes you pick up the phone to call your parents or grand parent, anyone who is significant in your life to start the conversation of where you come from.

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    • Steve&Suly
    • 29/03/2021

    Only 1 thing missing....

    Loved the idea & stories for this book. It’s a nice representation of what many multi-cultural Americans go through without even knowing you’re “going through it”, until you share and hear other’s stories. Only thing missing was individual actors voices. The majority of people in this book are well known, hence so is their voice. Only some had reading by the actual actor; those were some of my favorites. Overall, nice listen.