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In the Circle of the Dance

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Feeling initially aimless and out of place in rural Nepal where she accompanied her anthropologist husband for a year of fieldwork, Katharine Bjork Guneratne turned to writing to make sense of her sojourn in the shadow of the Himalaya. The resulting book is both an acute portrait of a village and an intimate account of her struggles to adapt to a different way of life. Lik ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published April 15th 1999 by Cornell University Press
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Written by the wife of an anthropologist in Nepal. Wonderfully human perspective of living in a different culture. Fun, easy read.
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