If you find the nuances of class, cricket and quintessential English politeness baffling, or the prospect of hailing a taxi or catching a bus daunting, this book will provide the reassurance and information you need. Packed with practical advice and details about every aspect of visiting, living and getting about in England, "Coping with England" covers travel, acommodation and food, money and banking, telephones and post, sports and recreation, medical care and even education. This is more than just a work of reference; it also explains the customs and patterns of everyday life, helping the stranger to avoid pitfalls and embarrassments. Jean Hannah, herself an American, gives us the benefit of her experience in a guide to the mysteries of all things English. This book can be a useful travelling companion for overseas visitors to England.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.