Beside the Point: Close Encounters in the Global Classroom

Beside the Point: Close Encounters in the Global Classroom

by Philip O. Chomak


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780996619806
Publisher: Louisa Street Press
Publication date: 12/10/2015
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Philip O. Chomak was born in Brooklyn, New York and taught English to international students for thirty-eight years, in Oakland, San Rafael, and Berkeley, California. As a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin, Chomak studied story writing with Nobel-Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer. He lives with his wife in the Bay Area.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS Prologue; Watching the Fish; Jose in Yosemite; From Brazil with Love; The Trouble with Tee Shirts; The Zeal of Zaheen; What's in a Name?; A Little Afternoon Music; La La La; Nothing to Sneeze At; Aye, There's the Rubber; Turkish Delight; The Education of Yaqub; Moi, the Jury; Two by Two; Onions; Wild is the Wind; Realia; Dony and Cony; His Highness; Yukiko's Ears; Cheers?; Twister; It's No Joke; Teacher First; Sneak Previews; Love's Labors; The Tale of the Magical Lampshade; The Green Rabbit; Behind the Veil; The Inadvertent Collaboration of Alberto and Jürg; Duet for Cuatro and Desk; Roll Over, Beethoven; Unthinkable; Strange; Al Dente; Epilogue; Acknowledgments;

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