Everything you need to understand or teach There Will Be No Miracles Here by Casey Gerald.
Casey Gerald’s memoir There Will Be No Miracles Here examines the consequences of the author’s achievement of the American Dream. The memoir begins in the economically depressed suburb of Dallas where Gerald spent most of his childhood and describes the dissolution of his family. It chronicles his undergraduate career at Yale and the trajectory of his subsequent political ambitions. Despite his successes, Gerald remains unhappy and isolated and must ultimately confront how much he sacrificed in his pursuit of excellence.