Stephen Henighan, a Romanian grammar book and hours of language tapes under his belt, billets with a family as an English teacher in Moldova, a country born from the dismantling of Romania during World War II. As a Westerner in this qlost provinceq and former Soviet republic, Henighan feels heas an unnerving disappointment for many Moldovans, especially to the MTV-addicted, twenty-year-old Andrei.another teacher cried. aYou cana#39;t shock us. Wea#39;ve all seen our husbands drunk.a I could imagine that all too well. My gold-toothed supervisor, suggesting an alternate task, asked me to make a farewell speech in Romanian on behalf of myselfanbsp;...
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