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Book / Author Review: Laughing Without An Accent, by Firoozeh Dumas

On a cold, gloomy and cloudy Saturday, while basking in the glory of a post swim workout after six months of inaction and with several cups of coffee for company later, I decided to read. I had other books in mind, but picked this one up because two words stuck out to me: "laughing" and "accent". "Laughing" because I know I can do with more of it, and "accent" because I'm a foreigner in America and I've often been misunderstood and judged for my accent, both by Americans and by my countrymen in Malaysia and Singapore (I only have one thing to say in my defence: I care less about accents than the need to enunciate). The book so humored and enlightened me I thought I'd write a review and share it.  

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