Faces of Korea

Description

The first book of its kind to document the lives of foreigners in Korea firsthand, Faces of Korea is a collection of 47 interviews with people from more than 20 countries on five continents. Set up in a narrative format, which makes reading the interviews as enthralling as it does educational, subjects in the book include working in Korea, romantic relations with Koreans, people of Korean descent, teaching in Korea, learning in Korea and people who have made Korea their adopted home.

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Reviews

You won t find a more accurate and moving expose of the expat experience in Korea, at least one that not only bridges the foreign community but also one that gives the community a strong, resonant voice.” –Jeffrey Miller, Korea Times

For newcomers, the book will be an indispensable account of what life is truly like here [in Korea] from all different angles. On the other hand, people who have been living here for a while will find it interesting because they will be able to relate to the stories.” –Lisa Lebeda, Seoul Classified

Harris s latest book…show[s] a broad array of reactions to the Korean experience…and [is] at times evocative of what…foreigners encounter during our stay in the Land of the Morning Calm.” –John Hoog, Joongang Ilbo

 

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