Author/narrator Joe Palermo shares his life in 1980s Japan. After college, he decides to teach English while also improving his Japanese language skills. A born storyteller with a warm and charismatic personality, Palermo gets to know the locals everywhere. Listeners will join him as he realizes mice are welcome "houseguests," learns how to effectively deal with pesky mosquitoes, and notices that his stay in the countryside has made him more traditionally Japanese than those in the cities. Most enriching is accompanying him to the classroom, where his clever ideas inspire the kids; for example, he tells them that ET stands for him--the English Teacher. Listeners will cheer when he asks his girlfriend's father for permission to marry her. This is an armchair listen everyone will enjoy. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2020]
Digital Download Joseph M. Palermo 2020
DD ISBN $6.95
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