Books tagged: cultural adaptation

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Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
The Great Empty
Price: Free! Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
When a rebellious youth named Donovan leaves his home in Europe for a family trip to Australia, he quickly determines another course when he takes advantage of an opportunity to seek out adventure of his own...
Islands Unto Ourselves
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Though this book is a work of fiction, it's written out of personal understanding of what it means, as a woman, to be an immigrant. In Islands Unto Ourselves Gomathy Puri opens a private window into the lives of two courageous women of very different backgrounds and aspirations. - Eileen Kernaghan Author, Wild Talent
Songs For Sighing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
jennifer, american professional, bonded with purnima, Indian villager, different as eggs and quiche. Their time together included births, life-threatening illness, adoption, family problems. After separating, jennifer experienced a kidnapping and ransom demands; puramma wrested a living from hard-scrabble acres, each stronger for what she learned from the other and adapted to her life.
Hessen Shopping Cart Rentals
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
You find things are a wee bit perplexing when you up sticks and head overseas to live and work in a foreign country. Not quite in Kansas anymore that’s for sure. In fact there’s a rather large ocean and a bunch of Frenchmen between Darmstadt, Germany and the United States. You’re the foreigner now. And not only are the language and coins markedly different, but so too are the shopping carts.
Dare to Love Mr. Bule, Ten reasons not to marry him
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,940. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Prejudice
Buku ini bertujuan bukan hanya untuk mematahkan mitos-mitos yang berlaku selama ini, tapi juga memberikan wawasan yang lebih terbuka dan mungkin wawasan baru bagi para perempuan Indonesia pemuja Mr. Bule atau kekasih Bule, ataupun bagi para Mister Bule itu sendiri yang umumnya beranggapan bahwa wanita Asia khususnya Indonesia adalah submissive dan obidient.
Snail's Pace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Do you like science fiction that includes humor, adventure and cultural clashes? Snail's Pace is a novella which throws Victorian orphan Susannah into the challenging diversity of an alien spaceship. Can Susannah survive as governess to a snail child? Snail’s Pace is a quirky science fantasy, a “comedy of manners that is unlike any you've read” according to Lisa DuMond of SF Site.