Washington, D.C., USA – June 23, 2021 – Author Stephanie Garza, coming from a small town always had big dreams of becoming a diplomat. With zero support from Garza’s family, she fulfilled her dream. In her new book, “Crickets” she tells her underdog study. Garza says, “I grew up in a small town in Indiana and overcame many obstacles. I found a way to make my dreams come true. I really want this book to comfort the many people who feel alone. I hope there is some aspect that they can relate with me be it family dynamics, trauma, great friends, and ultimately perseverance.” In “Crickets,” the reader will discover Garza’s world as a diplomat. “Most people assume that being a diplomat is glamourous. However, it is far from it.”
About the Book
The author takes us on her journey from a small town in Indiana to achieving her goals on a global scale. Due to the ever-present crickets, she learns to rely on herself. It’s a story of beating the odds, becoming independent and successful. She discusses the complexities of the mother/daughter relationship and her experience with trauma, weight issues, and anxiety.
Who is owed allegiance? Her family or herself? Did she achieve her goals because of the adversities or in spite of them?
- Publisher: Do a Uye (June 12, 2021)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 113 pages
- ISBN-10: 1737393700
- ISBN-13: 978-1737393702
- Item Weight: 6.4 ounces
- Dimensions: 5 x 0.26 x 8 inches
Early Reviews Rave About “Crickets.”
“A mesmerizing book as well as inspiring.” – Dr. Melissa Caudle – Bestselling Author and Media Influencer
“I haven’t read a book for fun in a very long time. This was just what I needed to get me reading again and I feel empowered as well.” – Verified Amazon Customer
“Omg, I L.O.V.E.D. it! You have lived an amazing life! You should be very proud!”
“Stephanie Garza: I have just started this and already love it! Into page 10 and believe you are an amazing soul!!”
“This is a very beautiful story. It is inspiring, wholesome, bold, and life-changing. I would recommend this book to anyone seeking encouragement on their self-discovery journey, dealing with self-hate/family crisis, trauma, or seeking a life-changing experience in general. This book would be it.”
I would like to change this:
“Most people assume that being a diplomat is glamourous. However, it is far from it.”
“It can definitely be glamorous but it can also be very challenging, frustrating, and lonely.”
About the Author
Stephanie Garza is from Munster Indiana. She attended Purdue University with a degree in Human Resources management. After seven years in the luxury hospitality industry, she joined the Department of State in 2010 as a human resource specialist. She has been assigned to Austria, Pakistan, Russia, Venezuela, and Mexico. She speaks Spanish and Russian. In summer 2021, she will move to her next assignment in Haiti.