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  • Chamberlain Stories

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    Chamberlain is a college town in the American Midwest. Its population is 20,000 people when school is in session, 15,000 in August.
    It has 20,000 stories. Here are some of them.

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  • Snapshots of Thailand

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    Not even a three-hour motion picture could give an adequate impression of Thailand. These seven stories are snapshots of a few phases of the kingdom.
    An American expatriate seeks employment and love, but what he finds is not what he was looking for. A Thai woman overcomes the habits that almost destroy her marriage. A Thai girl looks for a career and is surprised by what she finds. Another Thai girl overcomes a dismal childhood to achieve resounding success. The American wife of a Thai discovers that she doesn’t like paradise. A Thai wife is dissatisfied with her Japanese husband. A young Thai man climbs toward success, using his employers as stepping stones.

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  • Sweet Betsy from Pike

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    It’s 1849. Betsy is 18, a minister’s daughter, and pregnant. To escape the shame, she and her lover, Ike, run away from Pike County and join a wagon train headed for the California mining camp of Hangtown.
    It’s a long, tough journey. On the trail and in the rough-and-tumble mining camp Betsy outgrows Ike and becomes a strong, independent woman.

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  • Through Farang Eyes

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    Southeast Asia looks different to a farang than it does to a native. Here are seven stories picturing some of the things that one farang saw.
    A retired American takes a young Thai wife and gets more than he bargained for. A young Thai woman lets her jealousy destroy her chance for a good future. A Thai girl who is sweet but has only one talent finds that those two qualities are enough. A Japanese engineer and his Thai wife fight to a draw. A German engineer falls prey to one of the oldest and most common scams in Thailand. A Thai woman learns that industriousness is not enough when it comes to finance. And an American journalist finds more than he was looking for in the jungles of Myanmar.

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