Permanently Temporary

Permanently TemporaryTess Johnston S Peripatetic Half A Century Has Taken Her Through Fourteen Foreign Service Postings To Her Retirement And This Book, Written In Her Permanently Temporary Home In Shanghai She Loves To Talk, And To Write And The Range Of Her Interests Is Broad Tess Has Filled Them With Life, With Anecdotes And With Humor Travel With Her In Her Little Life In A Wider World Librarian S Note The ISBN For This Book Was Reused On A Completely Different Book ISBN 13 9789627872177. Tess Johnston is a American woman who worked in the Foreign Service for almost half a century This half a century brought her to 14 countries, including Berlin East and West, pre wall and with the wall , Vietnam during the war and China at the beginning of its opening.As a great adventurer with a strong character, she always prefered difficult posting in order to go and see by herself what was happening in these usually closed off areas Therefore, she often found herself in very interesting places, during moments where history was shaped.Very curious, she never locked herself up in Little Americas all over the world, but prefered to go and explore the country and meet the locals.She is telling us her