9781602643659

An Assault on My Senses: Living and Working in Central China

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  • ISBN13:

    9781602643659

  • ISBN10:

    1602643652

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/30/2009
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
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Summary

At the time, moving to China to teach English to university students seemed like a good idea. During her first culture-shocked weeks in Wuhan, Temple Bartlett encountered children who screamed and ran at the sight of a "foreign devil" and school officials snooping in her apartment. Her original plan was to spend a year teaching English in China to reevaluate her career goals and take a break from dating. In reality, she stayed for two and half years, met her husband in Wuhan (no he's not, he has red hair), learned how to be a teacher, and developed an addiction to the fascinating world that her Chinese ESL students described as "Communism with Chinese characteristics." "An Assault on My Senses: Living and Working in Central China" began as a series of emails the author sent to American friends and family. It's a loosely chronological journey through her two and a half years in China.

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