Dreaming / Edition 1

Dreaming / Edition 1

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by Carolyn See, University of California Press
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520204824

ISBN-13: 9780520204829

Pub. Date: 05/05/1996

Publisher: University of California Press


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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520204829
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
05/05/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.83(d)

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