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Author Jen, Gish.
Title The girl at the baggage claim : explaining the East-West culture gap / Gish Jen.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  306.4 J    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-295) and index.
Contents Part I: We edit the world -- Three edits -- A telling irritation -- Some helpful background -- The Asian paradox -- Part II: The flexi-self -- What is a flexi-self? -- Boundary blurring -- The genius and the master -- Testing, testing -- Patterns and training -- Part III: The big pit self -- How WEIRD we are -- America, an explanation -- Part IV: Meetings and mixings -- Our talking, our selves -- In praise of Ambidependence -- Greatness in two flavors.
Subject Western countries -- Social life and customs.
Ideals (Philosophy)
Western countries -- History.
East and West.
Added Title Explaining the East-West culture gap
ISBN 9781101947821 (hardback)
1101947829 (hardback)