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No Couches in Korea

This gem of a memoir describes Pusan, South Korea in the mid-1990s. A decade when western English teachers descended upon, meandered about, and discovered a place within a more modern Korean society. From the point-of-view of Adam Wanderson, you will be led on a first-person narrative of the experiences, the expats, and the many colorful western characters that made their way to Korea, to make a new home. All the while, Adam struggles with separating entirely from his past, or embracing the new.

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2016 Forward INDIES Finalist - Travel (Adult Non-Fiction) and 2017 Finalist at the International Book Awards for Non-Fiction/Narrative.
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Kevin M Maher
Wintermoon Books
Publication Date
Apr 2, 2016
Our Review (3 out of 5 stars)
Maher’s book will prove pleasurable and informative reading for anyone interested in Korean culture as observed through Western eyes. Kevin M. Maher’s "No Couches in Korea" tells the tale of the author’s extended period in South Korea during the late 1990s, teaching English in the city of... Read More