Told in diary-like entries, this is an entertaining and illuminating look into the world of teaching. This beautiful paperback release features a cover by Pete McCracken.
This addictive book kept me from doing anything else--work, laundry, speaking to my family--until I'd finished it. With a laugh on every page, Gaulke's direct, disarming style captures the funny, strange, and muted lunacy of Japan in a way that few other writers manage.' -Chuck Thompson, author of Smile When You're Lying
'Well-observed and frequently hilarious.' --Rolf Potts, author of Marco Polo Didn't Go There
Bob Gaulke lives and teaches now in the Bronx.