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The book also goes into the difficulty of socializing within a society that is foreign to you.
Now that the teaching disclaimer is out of the way, I must say I really enjoyed reading this book, for hours at a time.
Clark has a unique sense of humor and if you get pleasure from laughing, this book will make you feel good.
This is the type of book that you have to take with a grain of salt. It takes a lot of guts to write your memoirs and put your thoughts and feelings about a subject out there for... Read morePublished 3 months ago by M. Jordan
I usually enjoy these kind of books but I didn't enjoy this one at all. Most people who travel to work in another country are positive people and he just seemed to hate it from... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joann R. Greene
I had a tough time reading this book. Being an English teacher, and having taught in other countries, Clark's negative attitude about so many things was difficult to swallow. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ryan
I guess because I spent so much time teaching in China, i found his experiences less than interesting. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Terri Adams
I wasn't expecting to like this book as much as I did. I would have thought some of these stories to have been blown out of proportion but I know first hand that it is sadly... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Sara K
fascinating, cute, funny and a good read. He speaks from something which he did not know but became aware from simply being there. Read morePublished 13 months ago by TootSweet
Yes China! An English Teacher's Love-Hate Relationship with a Foreign Country is a great book for anyone thinking about teaching overseas. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Christopher J. Cowen
I am a Chinese, I have met many foreign teachers in China already. I have never thought they would encounter so many difficulties in China. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jeffrey_Xie
I've only read half the book but already certain things are clear. The author was a rather immature when he went to China. Also, he was not so much going to China as fleeing Utah. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Louis Petrillo