Happiness Is No Vague Dream by Dona Lee SeacatHappiness Is No Vague Dream by Dona Lee Seacat

Happiness Is No Vague Dream

byDona Lee Seacat

Paperback | September 15, 2016

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Happiness Is No Vague Dream is the story of a strong, intelligent, young woman forced to deal with unexpected and difficult challenges during the turbulent years of 1964 and 1973.

At 16, just months after Callie Seymour’s mother dies, Callie gets pregnant. She wants to keep the baby but no one supports her in this. Her family disowns her. She is sent to a Catholic Home for Wayward Girls in Kansas City, Missouri, where she gives birth. Callie names her baby, Elisabeth. Just before the child is taken away for adoption, a nurse takes her photo and gives it to Callie. The shot captures Elisabeth’s birthmark, a small strawberry-shape on her neck.

By 1973, Callie, twenty-four, has put herself through college and become a newspaper reporter. And each year since her daughter’s birth, Callie has placed a letter into her child’s official adoption file in the hopes that they can one day reestablish contact. After writing a controversial exposé on immigrants in Kansas City, taking a life-changing trip to Colombia and falling in love, Callie finally realizes that happiness is no vague dream. It depends on being courageous and persistent, loving your work, and having a clear conscience.

Title:Happiness Is No Vague DreamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.65 inPublished:September 15, 2016Publisher:BookLocker.com IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1634915593

ISBN - 13:9781634915595