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When Dreams Touch (Literary Fiction, Historical) By Rosemary Hanrahan Caught between the 1980s HIV AIDS global pandemic and the devastating January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, three women strive to realize their dreams Pregnant and uneducated, sixteen year old Adelaide trades her dream of escaping the grinding poverty of her rural village for hopes of a better life for her unborn child Kate, a young American physician, often finds her rolesCaught between the 1980s HIV AIDS global pandemic and the devastating January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, three women strive to realize their dreams Pregnant and uneducated, sixteen year old Adelaide trades her dream of escaping the grinding poverty of her rural village for hopes of a better life for her unborn child Kate, a young American physician, often finds her roles as mother and wife to be in conflict with her childhood dream to practice medicine in a third world country Giselle, a university educated artist, lives in Port au Prince While she sympathizes with the plight of her fellow Haitians, she envisions her and her family s future as a comfortable life in the United States When the violent 1991 coup d etat erupts in Haiti, these three women s lives intersect and are forever changed Despite different cultures and life circumstances, the women share in the vision of a better future for their children and the troubled country of Haiti Their personal stories of adversity, tragedy, and triumph are embedded in the complex social, political and cultural climate that evolves when international assistance programs influence individuals and communities in the developing world Often in startling contrast, the women portrayed in When Dreams Touch are united through mutual understanding and respect With courage and perseverance, they confront the broader injustices of the world they live in and create a legacy of enduring hope.
2015 Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award for Superior Work by Debut Authors.2015 Eric Hoffer Award for e book Fiction.2015 National Indie Excellence Award for Regional Fiction 2015 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner for Historical Fiction2015 IAN Book of the Year Awards Finalist for Historical Fiction, First Novel, and General Fiction Very Highly Recommended by Midwest Book Review, Small Press Bookwatch, August 15, 2015 Recommended by The US Review of Books, 201522nd Annual Writer s Digest Self Published Book Awards Annual Writer s Digest Self Published Book Awards The author s voice is smooth and professional and she has a way with words that will pull you in and entertain you In fact, I found it really hard to part with I m very impressed with the skill here All in all a wonderful read that I highly recommend Stevo s Book Review On the Internet Steve BrockRecommended reading by Stevo s Book Reviews on the Internet, January, 2015.Dr Rosemary Hanrahan Edwards knows how powerfully dreams can touch lives and bring people together, as they do in her first novel, When Dreams Touch Her experience as a physician, involvement with international and public health non profit organizations, and leadership in health, education and community development in Haiti are the inspiration of When Dreams Touch Rosemary started volunteering and working in developing countries, including Nepal, Botswana and Haiti, in 2001 Since then, she has touched the lives of many people through her tireless work and her life has been deeply touched by her many colleagues, friends and partners in the developing world Dr Edwards was the 2003 and 2006 recipient of the College of American Pathologists Foundation Humanitarian Grant Award for her medical laboratory work in Haiti In 2007, she received the Delta Omega National Honor Society Award for Best Master s Thesis in Public Health and the Outstanding Student Award for Academic Excellence from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.The mother of two adult sons, Dr Edwards currently lives in Western Pennsylvania, where practices medicine as an independent consultant for anatomic and clinical pathology practices In addition to volunteering as a consultant in international healthcare and writing grants for non profit organizations, she has been a board member of Vincentian Collaborative System VCS since 2010 VCS provides a continuum of senior services in the Western Pennsylvania region.When she is not practicing her medical profession, Dr Edwards enjoys outdoor activities,travel, competing in triathlons and writing When Dreams Touch is her first novel, and is published under her pen name, Rosemary Hanrahan.
When Dreams Touch (Literary Fiction, Historical) By Rosemary Hanrahan
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