My American Culture Shock

My childhood in a completely foreign land

Original Title: Mein amerikanischer Kulturschock

original edition

Hardcover with jacket, 480 pages, 13.5 x 21.5 cm, 5.3 x 8.5 in., 5 b/w illustrations
ISBN: 978-3-424-63154-8
€ 20.00 [D] | € 20.60 [A] | CHF 28.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Kailash

Date of publication: August 14, 2017
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Wolf-Dieter  Storl - My American Culture Shock


The captivating and surprising life story of Wolf-Dieter Storl

When Wolf-Dieter Storl is eleven years old, his family emigrates to the USA. After high school, he leaves his small town, population 600, somewhere in the American Midwest, leaves the farmlands, the wild woods, and the proper German miniature cosmos of his parental home, to find himself in the strange world of the big city.

As a student of botany and anthropology, he becomes acquainted with the underbelly of the American dream: the shadows, the madness. Wolf-Dieter Storl finally tells this exciting part of his life: the 1960s and the American countercultural revolution – flower children, hippies, revolutionaries, Vietnam trauma.

A captivating, authentic adventure story that will give readers a glimpse into the most hidden corners of American society.


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