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About the author:
English Teacher X is a 15-year veteran of some of the worst English language schools in the world. He has worked in 8 cities in 6 countries.
He is the author of ENGLISH TEACHER X GUIDE TO TEACHING ENGLISH ABROAD and SPEAKING ACTIVITIES THAT DON'T SUCK.
His memoir about his first five years of English teaching is TO TRAVEL HOPELESSLY. He has also written a survival guide for people thinking of living and working abroad, titled HOW TO SURVIVE LIVING ABROAD.
English Teacher X
In the year 2000, English Teacher X moved to the bankrupt, frozen, desolate country of Russia, seeking a quiet life.
Instead, he found himself the center of attention of the gorgeous, sexy, amoral, and abundant female population of the city of Vodkaberg, as one of the few foreign residents there.
At first bewildered and uncomfortable with the attention, he soon grew to love it and found himself settling in for a long stay of girl-chasing and vodka-drinking; and staying much, much longer than he had planned.
But as the years pass, Russia begins to change and develop into a fast-growing modern oil superpower, one that is increasingly nationalistic and hostile to foreign residents.
The lives of the English teachers, however, remain mired in a perpetual adolescence of self-gratification, and English Teacher X's conflicted emotions about his life begin to come burbling out at strange time and in bizarre ways ...
VODKABERG: NINE YEARS IN RUSSIA is a portrait of troubled people in a troubled country during a time of rapid change, and another examination of the darker side of English teaching and life abroad.
- Publication Date:
- 1479216690 / 9781479216697
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Travel / Russia