Amy's Real Life

Her journey from Charlotte, N.C. to Tokyo and back again

by Jennie McNeal

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/21/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 174
ISBN : 9798765227008
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 174
ISBN : 9798765227015

About the Book

When Jennifried McNeal semi-retired, she looked forward to spending more time with her grown children and their families. Instead, it appeared as if she would see them less. In Amy’s Real Life, she shares the story of her daughter, Amy; Amy’s husband, Dillon; and the couple’s two middle-school-aged sons as they faced the joys and challenges of a three year, overseas assignment in Japan. Culled from the journal McNeal kept before and during the move and throughout their international stay, she narrates the sometimes funny and sometimes emotional adventures as they learned about the culture, language, and even transportation. This story includes many of the family’s life experiences in the United States as well as of the Japanese people who treated them with generosity and kindness. Offering insights into one family’s life adapting to a new country during a worldwide pandemic, Amy’s Real Life tells how God’s hand guided them throughout.

About the Author

Jennifried McNeal is an author, wife, mother, and grandmother. She retired from full-time hospital laboratory work in 2018 before the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. She and her husband, Jay, enjoy taking walks every day, reading, and traveling. They celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary in 2022. This is McNeal’s second book.