OUNG AMERICANS ABROAD by Roger- Ed. Klein

OUNG AMERICANS ABROAD

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KIRKUS REVIEW

en young Americans summarize their recent experiences while living abroad and the result is a fresh, vivid, believable portrait of Burma, Iran, Kenya, Ghana, England Poland, Russia, Brazil and Argentina. In The Lonely Queue (England), Jane and Christopher Jenoks refer to a new way of life--Grantsmanship--which has become an established part of . It would certainly seem to be true here as most of the contributors are in the foreign country as a result of a grant and its attendant research project. Most of them don't let this interfere with their entering into the daily life of their particular locality, getting to know the people, and engaging them in conversation in order to assess the cultural and political climate. The Russian report by N.N. (why anonymous?) was outstanding as was novelist Julian Mayfield's essay on Ghana--an American Negro among African Negroes. They went as individuals having no official connection with the U.S. government and were freer to report what they saw. This should appeal to a wide audience.

Publisher: Harper & Row