Lady of Isan by Michael Schemmann
The story of a mixed marriage from Northeast Thailand
Watcharaporn is a nineteen year old rice farmer's daughter from Isan in search of a handsome foreigner with money and influence to help her through her life and her family out of poverty. Michael is a middle-age expatriate financial professional from Europe and North America beginning a teaching career at a university in Bangkok. The two meet in the night life scene in Pattaya. An eventful romance begins, sharing a sense of excitement and adventure that takes the reader through the beauty and brutality of a mixed marriage in Thailand ending in suspense. the revealing story is based on both, fact and fiction, and is a must for Thais and Expatriates contemplating, or finding themselves in, a cross-cultural relationship.
155 pages - colour plates
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