Thank you for reblogging (I didn’t even know this could be done) my review. You have an interesting blog, here. Best wishes, Katia
My Global Book Shelf: Almost Home, by Janet Brown
Almost Home, The Asian Search of a Geographic Trollop , is Janet Brown’s second travelogue. In Tone Deaf in Bangkok , which I reviewed in my previous blog, here , Janet took us on a journey through the back alleys of the Thai capital, offering us glimpses of the city that very few tourists care to see. More importantly, she took us on her own private journey, as she explored facets of her identity. In her own words, Tone Deaf in Bangkok was a “thank-you note to Bangkok which became a book, a long series of stories about my years there.”
In Almost Home, Janet pushes her exploration further. After seven years in the US, feeling like an exile, she has decided to move permanently to Bangkok. But the political situation has become deeply troubled, and she no longer feels at home in the city she loves so much…
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A Reblog of an excellent book review of, ALMOST HOME by Janet Brown … “Could I live here?” Could I call this place Home? Where is Home, when you can choose the whole world? Where is Home, when you were born with a wandering soul and insatiable curiosity? Where? That question resonates within the hearts of most, if not all expatriates or exiles. I know it looms large over us.