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Stranger in a Homeland: A Year in the Land of the Rising Sun

Stranger in a Homeland: A Year in the Land of the Rising Sun

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to start over?

From bestselling travel author Kyle McCormick comes Stranger in a Homeland, a cultural travelogue about beginning a new life in a foreign land.

Stranger in a Homeland chronicles one woefully unqualified American’s time spent living and working in Japan. With no money, no plan, and no ability to speak Japanese beyond a handful of phrases half-remembered from childhood anime, adventure and disaster are inevitable.

Through the author’s misadventures—and dozens of high-quality photographs—you can:

  • Experience what it’s like to start over from square one
  • Immerse yourself in Japan’s rich, vibrant, and often baffling culture
  • Find inspiration and joy in the daily interactions of newfound friends from different worlds

McCormick’s debut memoir combines humor, culture, and history into one nonstop adventure. From casual travelers, to diehard Japanophiles, to anyone interested in beginning a new chapter in their own lives, readers are sure to feel as if they have embarked on a grand journey to a land unlike any other.

See what others are saying:

"Endlessly funny, deeply revelatory."
"The author writes in such a blunt, comical, and exciting way—it carries you through the pages!"
"Reminiscent of Bill Bryson."
"I learned a great deal, all while laughing along the way!"
"I really didn’t want the book to end."
"Gives just enough information to allow understanding without becoming a history book."
"I need to buy some tickets now!"