Memoirs of an American Housewife in Japan

An American housewife's husband is offered a position in Japan to work on a multinational project.

Memoirs of an American Housewife in Japan

Memoirs of an American Housewife in Japan

An American housewife's husband is offered a position in Japan to work on a multinational project. After much sole-searching they accept and their lives are never the same. Living in the countryside in housing specifically designed for Westerners, surrounded with friendly Japanese neighbors, and with families from The European Union, Canada, Russia and The United States, the Hagers endure. Life in Japan was a challenge: learning to drive on the left side of the road, decipher the labels on cans in the grocery stores, to name a few, but with the help of eager Japanese and their Western neighbors they thrive.

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Memoirs of an American Housewife in Japan
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Pauline Hager
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-31 - Publisher: Pauline Hager

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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-23 - Publisher: Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall

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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Pauline Hager
Categories: Fiction
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Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Eleanor M. Hadley, Patricia Hagan Kuwayama
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-10-31 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

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Language: en
Pages: 224
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Categories: History
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