The Wanderer - A Tear and A Smile: Reflections of an Immigrant

The Wanderer - A Tear and A Smile: Reflections of an Immigrant


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A broken country. The will to survive. Is the cost too high to abandon the life you know?

When the political climate in Bulgaria changed in 1989, internal struggles remained. Would leaving her country improve her family's life? With her husband and two young children in tow, the author leaves behind her country, family, and friends, and moves to the U.S. Will language and cultural barriers stand in the way of her achieving the "American dream"?

The Wanderer is an emotional, enlightening memoir about the author's heartaches and joys in learning to acclimate to a new culture, while retaining the essence of her own heritage. If you like heartwarming anecdotes about struggle and survival, you'll love this book.

Get your copy today and explore the hardships and joys of being an immigrant.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949397895
Publisher: Bendideia Publishing
Publication date: 12/20/2019
Pages: 142
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Faith

Chapter 2: Bulgarian Magical Wand

Chapter 3: Wine and Love

Chapter 4: Martenitsa – a Thread of Hope

Chapter 5: Flowers and Love

Chapter 6: Proshka – the Art of Forgiveness

Chapter 7: Colorful Eggs and Sweet Memories

Chapter 8: Name Days – the Season to Cheer

Chapter 9: White Roses

Chapter 10: Fearless

Chapter 11: Horo – the Circle of Love

Chapter 12: Samodiva Cheshma – the Magic of Water

Chapter 13: Soul of the Bread

Chapter 14: Healers of the Soul

Chapter 15: Orisia or Choice

Chapter 16: Skinny Tulips

Chapter 17: The Soul of a Tree

Chapter 18: The Gate – Coffee, Cigarettes, and a Drop of Wine

Chapter 19: Don’t Be Late

Author’s Note


About the Author

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