Expat : women's true tales of life abroad
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New York, NY : Seal Press, 2002.
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xiv, 304 pages ; 19 cm.
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For generations, literary figures from Ernest Hemingway to Frances Mayes have fueled our fantasies about the romance of expatriate life. But it's one thing to dream about living abroad and quite another to actually do it. In Expat a diverse group of women explores in vivid detail how the reality of life abroad matches up to the fantasy. Tonya Ward Singer craves a roasted chicken in China and must buy it alive and kicking. Karen Rosenberg reevaluates both her family's Judaism and her own when invited to a Passover seder in a remote Japanese village. Mandy Dowd tries to teach the French about Thanksgiving. Emily Miller admits that in Italy she craves the Hollywood entertainment she generally deplores when on U.S. soil. Tall and fair, Meg Wirth tries hard to blend in, in Borneo-to no avail. Expat taps into the bewilderment, joys, and surprises of life overseas, where challenges often take unexpected forms and overcoming obstacles (finding Drano in Ukraine, shrimp paste in Prague) feels all the more triumphant. Featuring an astonishing range of perspectives, destinations, and circumstances, Expat offers a beautiful portrait of life abroad.
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De Tessan, C. H. (2002). Expat: women's true tales of life abroad. New York, NY: Seal Press.

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De Tessan, Christina Henry. 2002. Expat: Women's True Tales of Life Abroad. New York, NY: Seal Press.

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De Tessan, Christina Henry, Expat: Women's True Tales of Life Abroad. New York, NY: Seal Press, 2002.

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De Tessan, Christina Henry. Expat: Women's True Tales of Life Abroad. New York, NY: Seal Press, 2002. Print.

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