The Ten-Dollar Dream, Aksana Palevich
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The Ten-Dollar Dream

Author: Aksana Palevich

Narrator: Fatemah Dhanji

Unabridged: 3 hr 22 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Findaway

Published: 08/03/2022

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Educators

Synopsis

The story of a dream – moving to another country and building a successful life – and how it came to fruition. 

Aksana Palevich moved abroad in her early twenties, carrying only a dream, some clothes and ten dollars in her pocket. However, this isn’t just a story of struggle, but of dream-like success built out of 48 lessons learnt along the way. The Ten-Dollar Dream is a guide for anyone who thinks their circumstances can prevent their ambition, no dream is too big.

From a book review by featheredquill.com:

The Ten-Dollar Dream is undoubtedly an uplifting story of the author’s perseverance and dedication in her pursuit of a happy and fulfilled life, with lessons sprinkled throughout the chapters. Coming from a world of communism in Belarus, where everyone is equal and told what to do, Aksana took a huge risk at a young age by moving to a country that was foreign both in language and in political ideologies. Readers will enjoy and be inspired by the author’s stories of her struggles and achievements while learning pertinent skills to achieve their own success.

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