Books tagged: cultural adaptation

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Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
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Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: 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.