Reflections Of A Traveling Scholar
We travel, initially, to lose ourselves, and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes...(Pico Iyer, "Why We Travel")Retired professor Dr. Clifford Hallam has spent his adult life teaching around the world. From Turkey to Thailand, Rome to Egypt, Poland to Cyprus, and nearly all points in between, he has come to know the places and people intimately: not as a touris...
Paperback: 174 pages
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing, LLC (March 4, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4455737
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“I've traveled a bit myself on business to countries around the world. But I never lived in them for long periods. This is an eye-opening account of a professor who taught all over the world. Fascinating to hear the adjustments and near catastrophes...”
, but as a traveler. Lyrical, engaging, amusing, and even a bit bawdy, Reflections of a Traveling Scholar captures the beauty, ugliness, and wondrous mystery of what it means to be a stranger in a strange land.CLIFFORD HALLAM REFLECTIONS OF A TRAVELING SCHOLAR Clifford Hallam, whose academic career spanned four decades and included posts in the United States and abroad, is retired and living in North Chesterfield, Virginia. In retirement, Dr. Hallam pursues his interests in literature, literary theory, editing, and writing. He trains daily, reads widely, and corresponds with friends and family located throughout America and abroad. For personal enjoyment, he collects high-end custom folders and attends tattoo conventions on a regular basis.Reflections of a Traveling Scholar, his first book, recounts selective overseas teaching experiences and includes commentary on exotic cultures. Professor Hallam is currently preparing a memoir on coming of age in the 1950s.