In Finding Myself, author Gelasia Marquez puts the puzzle pieces of her life together in this memoir. She not only reflects on the significant milestones in her life, but she also provides insight into the important people who touched her and impacted her existence. Born in Cuba in 1938, Marquez tells about growing up as a boarding student and as a confused young adult who suffered the effects of the political, religious, economic, and socio-cultural changes that destroyed her country of origin. She narrates her experiences as a student of Colegio del Apostolado, as a consecrated lay minister, a nine-year Cuban exile, a concerned bilingual school psychologist, a cancer survivor, a friend of friends, and a woman of faith. Finding Myself reflects on the transitions, crises, and challenges in Marquezas life and how these eventsatranspiring across three countriesaplayed a substantial role in shaping her, her profession, and her future.From 1987 to 1989 I was part of a program with a full scholarship to obtain a professional diploma in bilingual school psychology, at Fordham University. From 1989 to 1993, also at Fordham University, I fulfilled the requirements of the PhDanbsp;...
|Author||:||Gelasia Marquez, PhD|
|Publisher||:||Trafford Publishing - 2011-02-04|