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"...endlessly funny, deeply revelatory...""...Kyle is a tremendously talented author, very articulate with huge personality and humour...""...the author writes in such a blunt, comical, and exciting way—it carries you through the pages...""...reminiscent of Bill Bryson...""...I learned a great deal, all while laughing along the way...""...I really didn't want the book to end...""...gives just enough information to allow understanding without becoming a history book..."
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to start life over from square one?Stranger in a Homeland chronicles one woefully unqualified American's time spent living and working in Japan. With no money, no plan, and no ability to speak Japanese beyond a handful of phrases half-remembered from childhood anime, adventure and disaster are inevitable.
Through the author's misadventures—and dozens of high-quality photographs—you can:
Meet a host of colorful characters, some of whom may or may not have wanted to turn Kyle into a jacketExperience what it's like to start over from square oneImmerse yourself in Japan's rich, vibrant, and often baffling culture
McCormick's debut memoir combines humor, culture, and history into one nonstop adventure. From casual travelers, to diehard Japanophiles, to anyone interested in beginning a new chapter in their own lives, readers are sure to feel as if they have embarked on a grand journey to a land unlike any other.
Fans of Bill Bryson, Deborah Brown, and George Mahood will find themselves fighting through tears of laughter to finish this surprisingly informative tale in one sitting.
Scroll up and one-click to start reading this endlessly funny cultural adventure today.