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Men in My Country

By: Abildskov, Marilyn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: UNIV OF IOWA PR:

Seller ID: 9780877459040

ISBN: 0877459045

Condition: USED


In the early 1990s, at the watershed age of thirty, Marilyn Abildskov decided she needed to start over. She accepted an offer to move from Utah to Matsumoto, Japan, to teach English to junior high school students. "All I knew is that I had to get away and when I stared at my name on the Japanese contract, the squiggles of katakana, my name typed in English sturdily beneath, I liked how it looked. As if it--as if I--were translated, transformed, emerging now as someone new." "The Men in My Country" is the story of an American woman living and loving in Japan. Satisfied at first to observe h... View more info