By Melanie Steele
An inspiring memoir approximately one woman's look for happiness and achievement in modern day the United States. After relocating to the USA from Canada in 1998, a free-spirited younger girl rejects the established order and embarks on a trip to find what it skill to be really chuffed and fulfilled within the Land of chance. Her 13-year seek spans part a dozen states, a host of fearless adventures, and ever-increasing crises, divisions, turmoil, and discontent. via all of it, she holds directly to her fearless pursuit of happiness and success opposed to ever-decreasing odds.Bold and encouraging, thirteen Years in the USA is a relocating own trip and a pointy, challenging examine the yankee Dream. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
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I shrug. The tree-covered hills don’t seem as interesting now as I thought they’d be. ” “To tell you the truth,” he says, “I don’t really have much interest in it. ” 48 | M e l a n i e S t e e l e I laugh. ” “Besides, I sort of want to figure out where we’re going. All the people here are tourists. They’re here on vacation. They have money to burn. To be honest, we don’t really have the money to be spending in tourist restaurants. ” The waitress appears, drops off our plates, and rushes off. She doesn’t show any interest in us.
Scott goes out to meet the furniture delivery guy, who’s alone and needs Scott to grab one end of the couch. I start unpacking our stuff, putting the bags on the kitchen counter and flipping on the light. Out of the corner of my eye I see something scurry out of sight. I open the cupboard and there’s another one. Cockroaches. Oh my god, cockroaches. Scott comes in with the couch and finds me standing in the middle of the living room. ” The delivery guy, who’s about our age and wearing a Metallica t-shirt, nods his head.
Out of the corner of my eye I see something scurry out of sight. I open the cupboard and there’s another one. Cockroaches. Oh my god, cockroaches. Scott comes in with the couch and finds me standing in the middle of the living room. ” The delivery guy, who’s about our age and wearing a Metallica t-shirt, nods his head. ” He offers a sympathetic look. “Good luck you guys,” he says, and then leaves. We sit on the couch, the only thing in our living room, and Scott tries to comfort me. “I can’t live with cockroaches,” I tell him.
13 Years in America by Melanie Steele