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The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes: Notes from Nepal

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Publisher Comments:

The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes details Barbara Scot's experiences teaching English in Nepal. Her insights on her midwestern background, on cultural difference, on the struggles of Nepali Women, and on her role as a global citizen illuminate Scot's complex feminism. She redefines herself and embraces her mid-life passage.

Synopsis:

A moving account of a western woman's transformative sojourn in Nepal as she reaches mid-life

About the Author

Barbara Scot lived and taught in Nepal for a year and returned in 2004 to update this book. The first edition of Violet Shyness received the PNBA Book Award. Other publications include Prairie Reunion (Farrar Strauss) which received a New York Times Notable Book Citation and The Stations at Still Creek (Sierra Club Books).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780934971362
Author:
Scot, Barbara J.
Publisher:
Calyx Books
Author:
Scot, Barbara
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Asia - Far East
Subject:
Asia - India
Subject:
Nepal
Subject:
General Travel
Subject:
Nepal Description and travel.
Subject:
Scot, Barbara J. - Travel - Nepal
Subject:
General Transportation
Subject:
Travel-India
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
19930101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
48 BandW photographs
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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Biography » General
History and Social Science » Asia » Himalayan Region
Travel » Asia » India

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