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Paul is very open in his writing style, conveying a depth of feeling and reflection on his experiences.
It also seems like just the book to read if you are considering the expat life, or can't get away for now, except by reading.
If you've ever enjoyed author Alan Paul's lively Wall Street Journal blog "The Expat Life, " you will adore "Big in China."
Easy reading and an interesting story. Having lived in various countries for extended periods I can appreciate many of his comments and insights about expats in foreign... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bud
I thought it was awesome narrative of how to live in a different world and love it the book overall.Published 10 months ago by becca
I enjoyed the relaxed writers style of his experiences while living in china with his family while his wife was posted there with her job. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Nimbus
This book was okay. I've read better travel narrative books but I've read worse, also. I probably won't read it again.Published 17 months ago by Patricia Davis
Alan Paul takes us to the "real" China and allows us to see, smell and taste life around us, while falling in love with Chinese individuals. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Mary Benfield
It was a fun book, but was not in nearly as much depth as I had been told it was.Published 18 months ago by Colorado Lady