The Dragon Mother's Dream: A Year in La Jolla California Journal por Gerhard Fischer

December 5, 2019

The Dragon Mother's Dream: A Year in La Jolla California Journal por Gerhard Fischer
Titulo del libro : The Dragon Mother's Dream: A Year in La Jolla California Journal
Fecha de lanzamiento : September 21, 2017
Autor : Gerhard Fischer
Número de páginas : 304
ISBN : 1925706125
Editor : ETT Imprint

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Páginas:304Géneros:12:BM:MemoirsSinopsis:ThisisthestoryofajourneytoSouthernCalifornia,homeoftheAmericanDream,insearchoffameandfortune.AnAustraliancoupleofmixedGerman-Chineseoriginwiththeirsix-yearoldsonMaximilianleavetheirsettledlifeinSydneytomovetoCalifornia.Theboy',sMandarinnameisXiaolong,meaningLittleDragon,andthedreamofhismotheristhathewillonedaybecomethenumberonegolfplayerintheworld.ShehascontactedTigerWoods',firstprofessionalcoachwhoissupposedtotaketheboyunderhiswings,andsheisdeterminedtomakeherdreamcometrue.ThebookfollowsMaximilian',sexposuretoplayingjuniorgold,thehighlightsandpitfallsalongwiththeemotionalupsanddownsofchildreninvolvedincompetitivesport,andtheirparents',sometimesconflictingandcontradictoryexpectations,culminatinginanaccountofMaximiliancompetingattheJuniorWorldChampionshipinSanDiego.ButTheDragonMother',sDream ,ismorethanabookaboutgolf.Parttravelogueandpartparentingmemoir,itisajournalaboutlivinginoneofthemostprivilegedplacesinCalifornia.ItdocumentstheeverydayrealitiesandidiosyncraciesofthecontemporaryAmericanwayoflife,recordedwithgreatprecisionandattentiontodetailbyanAustralianwriterofEuropeanrootsand-sometimessatirical,oftenironic-sensibilities.Attheendofthebook,themother',sdreamtakesanunexpectedtwist._,