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Besserwisser: A Novel (The Know-It-Alls)
Price: Free! Words: 70,500. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Munich, 1990: American expat slacker Gordy Ford poses as a top Hitler scholar, all to impress a girl. Stuck in his scam, Gordy soon thinks he's stumbled onto a shocking historical discovery that's made him the target of a wannabe Neo-Nazi and shady Russian mafia. There's comedy, satire, and a rowdy plot. Everyone's an impostor, and all get exposed despite their best efforts.
Climbing St. Friday: A Coming-of-Age Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Climbing St. Friday is a poignant, nostalgic look at the 1970s adventures of a young Greek-American girl who is sent by her parents from a small town in the Midwest to Athens, Greece, for a year of college. As she spreads her wings in the land that introduced democratic ideals to the world, she does so against the backdrop of a country recently taken over by an oppressive military regime.
More Postcards From Across the Pond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
More Postcards From Across the Pond is a welcome continuation of the adventures of an accidental expat. These wry and witty glimpses into the everyday life of an American, who—through no fault of his own—found himself living on the other side of the Atlantic, are certain to delight and amuse.
It's Your Round! A Survival Guide for the American Anglophile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Phrasebooks
This book is a practical guide for American Anglophiles who want to spend some time in Britain understanding the natives while not provoking gales of laughter and abuse in the process. The goal is to give the reader a basic working knowledge of British language and customs from an American point of view.