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My Unlikely Adventures Raising a Family, Playing the Blues, and Becoming a Star

it's about the book Big in China: My Unlikely Adventures Raising a Family, Playing the Blues, and Becoming a Star in Beijing

not really related to Switzerland but it's a excellent book about an expat living in Beijing, China. The life-changing experience began when the author's wife accepted a three-year work assignment in Beijing. After resettling their three young children from suburban New Jersey to China, Paul, a music and basketball journalist who played guitar only as a hobby, embarked on an exploration of local culture and music.

a really good book which I highly recommend, and especially if you read much about globalization, especially nonfiction tomes and serious news reports, the prevailing view of China as an economic competitor to the US, while perhaps true, is a narrow and biased perspective that can get a bit depressing. Big in China will give you a different (and for me much appreciated) point of view about our 'global village' and the basic goodwill of the people in it.

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