Nobuko Gerth Relives Her Globe-trotting Life Story in New Memoir

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Author takes readers on amazing journey in ‘Seven Downs and Eight Ups’

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“Seven Downs and Eight Ups” deals with her life of ups and downs. With her courage, optimism and luck, she has always come up from the downs.

In “Seven Downs and Eight Ups” (published by AuthorHouse), Nobuko Gerth offers readers a glimpse into her life story, recalling her experiences as a Japanese woman who has lived in three countries: Japan, the United States, and Germany.

Gerth writes about her life in Japan during the 1930s and 1940s, before and during World War II. She came to the United States in 1953 to study sociology. She relates her life as a student with stories of fairy tale existence and experienced cultural differences. Later, with her husband, she moved to Germany, where she lived for 36 years.

Gerth tells about her life in Germany, recalling the events of the postwar economic miracle period through the fall of the Berlin Wall and thereafter. Ever curious, she constantly compares Japan, the United States, and Germany through her daily life, travels and work experiences. “Seven Downs and Eight Ups” deals with her life of ups and downs. With her courage, optimism and luck, she has always come up from the downs.

“Seven Downs and Eight Ups”
By Nobuko Gerth
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 446 pages | ISBN 9781481710176
E-Book | 446 pages | ISBN 9781481710169
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Nobuko Gerth was born in Manchuria, China, to Japanese parents, and she grew up in Tokyo. After studying English at Tokyo Women’s College, she studied sociology in the United States, earning a master’s degree. Her career includes teaching, running an Oriental store, working as an interpreter-translator and writing essays and books in English and Japanese.

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