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Secret Lives Profiled by the New Orleans Advocate

Berthe Amoss’s Secret Lives was profiled in the New Orleans Advocate.

“There is one autobiographical element in the recent reprint of ‘Secret Lives’ that even the keenest reader will miss without a hint.

“Lizzie wants all the books in her imprint to have photographs on the covers, so I sent her one,” Amoss said. “It’s a picture of me and my parents when I was about 8, getting ready to travel on a United Fruit Company ship to Cuba, Panama, and Belize to pick up bananas!”