When the Cherry Blossoms Fall: My Life as an English Teacher in Japan
ISBN/ASIN: 147500852X,9781475008524 | 2012 | English | mobi | 192/0 pages | 1.10 Mb
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform | Author: Kim Hotzon
During two adventurous and challenging years, Kim Hotzon found herself faced with the joy of discovering a new country and a new culture in the Far East. However, at the same time, she struggled to cope with ongoing illness, a language barrier and the pressures of living as a female foreigner in Asia. While on a short holiday in Thailand she and her fiance encountered the reality of the Gulf War and its far reaching effects. Despite these obstacles, Kim challenged herself to become a better teacher and to adapt to her new home. Living as a gaijin in Japan changed Kim's life forever and she shares her incredible experiences of this incomparable country in her riveting memoir.