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Author Ahrens, Frank, 1963- author.

Title Seoul man : a memoir of cars, culture, crisis, and unexpected hilarity inside a Korean corporate titan / Frank Ahrens.

Publication Info. New York : HarperBusiness, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  338.7629 AHRENS    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  338.7 AHR    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  338.7629 AHR    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  338.7629 AH34    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  338.7629 AHRENS    Check Shelf
Edition First edition
Description viii, 336 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Almost, not quite -- Three midlife crises -- At work: alien planet -- At home: alternate universe -- Detroit: showtime -- The Korean codes -- Reading the air -- Constant competition -- Admiral Yi: Korea's greatest Japan fighter -- Sejong the Great: give-and-take with China -- The dangerous cousins Kim -- "This doesn't rattle" -- The chairman arrives -- Seoul surprises -- Almost, not quite English -- Car of the year -- Bye, bye, baby -- Not here, not now -- Sang moo waygookin -- The 2013 model -- Genesis and Sonata -- Jakarta is no Seoul -- Escape plan -- The judgment of Genesis -- Finding home -- Epilogue.
Summary "Heartbreaking and hilarious, Seoul Man is Frank Ahrens' story of the three years he spent in Korea as the highest ranking non-Korean executive at Hyundai, shedding light on a business culture very few Western journalists have been able to experience"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Hy┼Ćndae Chonghap Sangsa (Korea)
Automobile industry and trade -- Korea (South)
Corporate culture -- Korea (South)
International business enterprises -- Korea (South)
Other Form: Online version: Ahrens, Frank, 1963- author. Seoul man. New York : HarperBusiness, 2016 9780062405265 (DLC) 2016016111
ISBN 9780062405241 (hardback)
0062405241 (hardback)
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