I cannot recommend this book highly enough. I believe every American should read it (and everyone, from any country, traveling outside their homeland, for that matter). It influenced my time in China greatly, and will influence my career even more....Continua
The book is a devastating look at the way the American diplomatic corps presents itself abroad.
It consists of a number of short stories, each of which is extremely entertaining.
Written in 1958 it is still very actual.