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Book details
  • Genre:REFERENCE
  • SubGenre:Consumer Guides
  • Language:English
  • Pages:137
  • eBook ISBN:9781483531465

Going to America? Get INSIDE Information

by Lydia Sin

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Overview
This book captures the essence of transitioning to the U.S. and is suitable for both professionals and students. It addresses questions such as : What are Americans like and how do I relate to them? What is the work culture like? How do I survive and even thrive in this foreign land? If you have questions about the education system in the U.S., there is helpful information in this book. The author also shares about food, shopping bargains, and vacations. There are many tidbits of information rendered through first-hand stories of the author and her family. Even if you are not planning to move to the U.S., this book is an interesting read about life in America.
Description
This book captures the essence of transitioning to the U.S. and is suitable for both professionals and students. It addresses questions such as : What are Americans like and how do I relate to them? What is the work culture like? How do I survive and even thrive in this foreign land? If you have questions about the education system in the U.S., there is helpful information in this book. The author also shares about food, shopping bargains, and vacations. There are many tidbits of information rendered through first-hand stories of the author and her family. Even if you are not planning to move to the U.S., this book is an interesting read about life in America. This book takes a look at life in America from the perspective of an Asian resident alien from Singapore. It is written for those who are new to America as well as for Americans who are curious about how they are perceived by foreigners. This book is a quick inspiring read and provides a heads up and inside scope for the person contemplating a move abroad to U.S. or someone interested to find out more about what it is like to live overseas. With ten years' of residing in Washington, D.C. together with her family, and keen to share her experience to help others heading this way, Lydia Sin writes in a simple, lucid, conversational style and captures in broad strokes insightful glimpses of life in America. Peppered with interesting personal snippets of information, the book exudes a sense of adventure and a flavor of the American life. The book covers: the American psyche, the work culture, education, colleges, survival skills, U.S. politics, racial sensitivities, how to enjoy life, relate to Americans and how to counter loneliness and build a support network. The book is a refreshing insightful read on practical daily living and covers the essence of making a transition. It's suitable introduction for anyone exploring an overseas stint.
About the author
Lydia Sin is a new author from Singapore who majored in English Literature and has vast experience in research analysis. Having lived in the United States for 14 years now, she has authored a book offering INSIDE Information on the U.S. from the point of view of an Asian resident alien. She shares first-hand stories of her family's life in the U.S. so that other new U.S. residents will have a shorter and smoother route to adjusting well in this vast country. Americans who are curious about how they are perceived by foreigners may find the book interesting as well. Her book "Going to America? Get INSIDE Information" was launched in July 2010.
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