Product detail

Under the Huang Jiao Tree: Two Journeys in China

Under the Huang Jiao Tree: Two Journeys in China

Author: Jane Carswell
$39.99(NZD)  inc GST
Available Stock: 0
Description

In mid-life Jane Carswell leaves her seemingly tranquil New Zealand life, her family and friends, to teach English in Chongqing, China. Her journey into the unknown epitomises the ache so many of us feel in our own lives for new challenges and personal understandings.

Author description

Born in England, Jane Carswell received all her schooling at St Margaret's College, in Christchurch where she now lives. Other homes were in Dunedin, Perugia (where she studied Italian) Waikari, Leeston and Chongqing (where she taught English). After piano lessons with Jessie Cook until she was 25, Jane began a lifelong career in teaching music. She has also worked with publishers, booksellers, lawyers, accountants, historians, real estate agents and artists. She is a Benedictine oblate, is married, and has a son and daughter, a 1912 straight-strung Bechstein piano, a split-cane fly rod, and small grandchildren who are teaching her ballet. She is a regular visitor to Australia.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780980571721
  • : Transit Lounge Publishing
  • : Transit Lounge Publishing
  • : October 2009
  • : 230mm X 152mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jane Carswell
  • : 272
  • : 915.138
  • : Paperback