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Dreaming: Hard Luck and Good Times in America

Carolyn See

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ISBN 10: 0520204824 / ISBN 13: 9780520204829
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Paperback. 343 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.1in. x 0.9in.In this bittersweet and beautifully written memoir, Carolyn See embarks on nothing less than a reevaluation of the American Dream. Although it features a clan in which dysfunction was something of a family tradition, Dreaming is no victims story. With a wry humor and not a trace of self-pity, See writes of fights and breakups and hard times, but also of celebration and optimism in the face of adversity. The story of Sees family speaks for the countless people who reached for the shining American vision, found it eluded their grasp, and then tried to make what they had glitter as best they could. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780520204829

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Title: Dreaming: Hard Luck and Good Times in ...

Publisher: University of California Press

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In this bittersweet and beautifully written memoir, Carolyn See embarks on nothing less than a reevaluation of the American Dream. Although it features a clan in which dysfunction was something of a family tradition, Dreaming is no victim's story. With a wry humor and not a trace of self-pity, See writes of fights and breakups and hard times, but also of celebration and optimism in the face of adversity. The story of See's family speaks for the countless people who reached for the shining American vision, found it eluded their grasp, and then tried to make what they had glitter as best they could.

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In this memoir, Carolyn See embarks on a re-evaluation of the American Dream. It tells the story of See's family, and of others who believed in the American vision but found that it eluded their grasp.

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