Author Theresa Philips Sirawsky’s New Book “Living the Golden Dreams” Is a Poignant Novel Depicting an Immigrant Family and Their Pursuit of the American Dream

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Recent release “Living the Golden Dreams” from Page Publishing author Theresa Philips Sirawsky is a continuation of the journey that began in Europe for Emery and Helen and crossed an ocean to fulfill their dreams of a better life in America.

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Theresa Philips Sirawsky is a coal miner’s daughter, mother, and great-grandmother who grew up in a small Pennsylvania town during the Depression. She moved to New Jersey with her late husband, George, where she raised seven children and continues her active involvement in her church organization. She has published her latest book “Living the Golden Dreams”: a heartwarming sequel to the story of her parents’ brave decision to leave their Slovak homeland for a new life in the United States.

The author shares, “The sequel to my first novel, about my parents and their golden dreams, continues with their arrival to the town where they would live, have their children, and eventually die. They had very little money, no possessions, couldn’t speak the language, and had no idea the difficulties they would encounter. Baba Anna came with them, and she proved to be a wonderful addition to the family. They joined St. Mary’s RC church, and all the children of school age were enrolled in St. Mary’s Catholic school. The sisters of St. Agnes taught them and were very strict, but very effective in their strictness.

“There were quite a few Slovakian families in their small village, so they were able to continue to celebrate some of their customs, which helped them still enjoy what was familiar to them. They built a Slovak hall where their harvest festivals took place, with the songs, dancing, and crowning of the king and queen of the harvest.

“As the children grew and became adults, they never lost their love, respect, and closeness to their aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Our parents would be proud of their children for the love they have and share with each other. This is a tribute to them for what they taught them as they were growing up.”

Published by Page Publishing, Theresa Philips Sirawsky’s engrossing book is a stirring novel inspired by her parents and the new life they forged for their family in the United States.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Living the Golden Dreams” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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