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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jennifer L. Smith  

Pen Name: None



-- Jennifer L. Smith on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Author lives in Jacksonville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

The author has lived in various remote villages around the globe, traveling through all seven continents in the process. She is a devoted student of diverse cultures and enjoys getting to know different lifestyles overseas through community development projects and teaching school. She appreciates the outdoors and loves to hike, kayak, swim, and scuba dive. Serving as a type of cultural ambassador, she presents her travel impressions with the hope of improving global understanding of China and Southeast Asia.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Under the Mosquito Net
ISBN: 0741445654

Infinity Publishing. 2015

This travel account brings perspective to the dizzying rate of change across China and Southeast Asia through personal encounters with the land, the people, their life and culture.

Bamboo Byways: Stories of Thailand, Laos and Vietnam
ISBN: 0741458691

Infinity Publishing. 2013

Read modern-day stories of life in Thailand. Get to know the hardships faced by residents of Laos. Understand more of the political and cultural background of Vietnam.

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