Posted by Hans on August 24, 2001 at 15:19:20:
In Reply to: Re: CULTURE SHOCK! UKRAINE posted by Stephan on August 24, 2001 at 13:20:45:
The bbok seems like a rather European affair at the moment, if you look at the internet bookshops that have it for sale. Here is the list
Powells.com [zShops at Amazon.com] This is maybe as close as you can get to Canada.
Let me know if you get it!
: This book sounds like a "must have" for travellers to Ukraine. Unfortunately I searched the Chapters/Indigo (largest Canadian bookstores) website and it said that this book "cannot be ordered". Any idea of how to get a hold of a copy in Canada? Thanks.
: : No, No, No problemo,
: : Just another book:
: : CULTURE SHOCK! UKRAINE
: : A Guide to Customs and Etiquette
: : by Meredith Dalton
: : Times Edition Pte Ltd
: : ISBN 1-85733-267-9
: : When I flipped it open, I happened in the Humor and Language section. I found this under Communist humor:
: : "At a press conference Brezhnev boldly announced: "By the year 2000, every citizen will have his own airplane."
: : A heckler in the crowd interrupted: "What do we all need airplanes for?"
: : Visibly irritated, the Sovjet premier replied: "Idiot! Suppose you are in Moscow and you hear that they have potatoes in Kyiv.
: : Now if this is not travel related, I'll eat my hat.
: : Sincerely,
: : Hans
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