Big in China - Alan Paul

Big in China

5.0 1 5 Författare: Alan Paul Inläsare: Alan Paul
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The inspiring story of a man, a family, a band, a foreign country, and a new beginning When Alan Pauls wife was offered the job as the Wall Street Journals China bureau chief, he saw it as an amazing opportunity to shake up their increasingly staid suburban New Jersey life. Excited and not a little scared, they packed up their three children-ages two, four, and seven-and headed for adventure and uncertainty in Beijing, China. Based on his award-winning Wall Street Journal Online column, The Expat Life, Big in China explores Pauls unlikely three-and-a-half-year journey of reinvention in this rapidly developing metropolis. He reveals the challenges that he and his family faced while living in a foreign land, including reaching beyond the expat community, coming to terms with his new role as a stay-at-home dad, and learning to navigate and thrive in an unfamiliar culture. By viewing an intimidating challenge as a golden opportunity rather than as a burden, he saw his world open up around him. At the heart of the memoir is his time fronting Woodie Alan, a blues band he formed with a Chinese partner. The cross-cultural collaboration became an unlikely success. The band embarked on a tour across China, earning the title Best Band in Beijing and
Språk: Engelska Kategori: Biografier

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Förlag: Harper Collins US
Utgiven: 2011-03-01
Längd: 6T 39M
ISBN: 9780062061607

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