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  • Tales from the Land of the Rising Sun
  • By: Chad Frisk
  • Narrated by: Chad Frisk
  • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-04-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Chad Frisk
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.0 (3 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Many Westerners are intrigued by Japanese culture, but only a small percentage of them get to see it up close. Very few of them indeed get as close as Chad Frisk. In his short new book he shares his experiences:


Struggling with and mastering a foreign language
Overcoming culture shock and its neglected cousin, reverse culture shock
Teaching English with no formal training
Breaking into traditional Japanese festivals
Managing cross-cultural miscommunication
Constantly feeling stupid.
This book is a window into the life of a foreigner in Japan and will appeal to anyone who is considering teaching English abroad, wants to see Japan from the inside without buying a plane ticket, or enjoys the occasional dose of schadenfreude.
©2014 Chad Frisk (P)2014 Chad Frisk
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