The Essence of Family Celebrated in Heartwarming Nonfiction

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Susan Kessen shares many hilarious and memorable experiences she had with her family through letters collected in “Dear Mom and Dad”

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Many Americans favor adoption; in fact, a study featured in says that about 30% of Americans have considered adopting a child. Adopting has its own set of challenges but the rewards of having a family are priceless. In her heartwarming book, “Dear Mom and Dad”, Susan Kessen celebrates the beauty and gift of having a family.

Kessen shares that she constantly wrote letters to her parents who lived in Florida. These letters narrated many funny and memorable events and experiences the she had with her own family. Now, compiled in her book, readers will be able to share in Kessen’s real-life adventures with her husband and kids. Beneath all the hullaballoo and crazy antics is an undeniable glimpse into the life and dynamics of a family filled with love and care for one another.

Witty, honest and touching, “Dear Mom and Dad,” perfectly captures what it means to have a family and the different situations and moments that make family life extraordinary.

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Dear Mom and Dad, * by Susan Kessen
Publication Date: August 11, 2010
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 100 pages; 978-1-4535-5789-1
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4535-5790-7

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