Snapshots Ii

Snapshots Ii

by Frank Maraj


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In 1967, Frank lands in Canada, alone, ready to begin university. Fate seems to be against him from the outset; trials plague him at every turn. Even when he is at his lowest ebb, however, he does not fold; his spirit rises.

Frank shares stories of his early days in Canada that are both entertaining and thought-provoking, providing an uplifting story of determination. He captures the humour and the horror of his first encounters with the foreign concepts of cooking, snow, and driving. Snapshots II: Navigating the University Years chronicles the very real difficulties Frank faces while adjusting to cultural and social differences and contradictions.

The dream to remain true to his homeland remains staunch to the fore of Frank's every move. He wants nothing more than to return to Trinidad. Despite the fact that financial difficulties continually plague his life, nothing proves insurmountable-until he seeks to realize one of his biggest childhood dreams, returning to Trinidad to teach. Frank leaves his wife and young son in Canada and ventures home with high hopes of assuming a position that he thinks was designed especially for him. But then, disaster strikes, forcing him to abandon his dream and return to his family in Canada.

Join Frank on this journey through his young adulthood, with all its ups and downs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426953224
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Publication date: 02/16/2011
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.03(d)

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