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Far Afield (Vintage Contemporaries)
Far Afield - Vintage Contemporaries
Author: Susanna Kaysen
Jonathan Brand, a graduate student in anthropology, has decided to do his fieldwork in the remote Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic.  But, despite his Harvard training, he can barely understand, let alone "study," the culture he encounters.  From his struggles with the local cuisine to his affair with the Danish woman the l...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679753766
ISBN-10: 0679753761
Publication Date: 4/19/1994
Pages: 352
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 2
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Unusually keen insights on the topic of being a foreigner in a foreign land, an American attempting to do research in the Faroe Islands. I was impressed by the scope of this book, not only about the islanders themselves, but about the depth of understanding into the psyche of the main character.
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