Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language

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Eva Hoffman's book describes her childhood divided between Poland/US and speaking Polish and English. If you've ever lived in another country and spoken another language, this book can explain the dissociation of living in a foreign language. Hoffman's writing is very good and the subject of the b...more


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    Eva Hoffman's book describes her childhood divided between Poland/US and speaking Polish and English. If you've ever lived in another country and spoken another language, this book can explain the dissociation of living in a foreign language. Hoffman's writing is very good and the subject of the book is something that fascinates me. I've lived outside the US several times and now work in a multinational lab where I, as a native English speaker, am in a minority of one.

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