Books tagged: cultural differences

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A Mango for the Teacher: Running the Beach and Running a School in Cancun's Early Days
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Deborah, a spirited young teacher of English as a Second Language, flees NYC's ’70 fiscal crisis, heading for Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Her destination? A small hamlet/construction camp adjoining a spectacular undeveloped beach: Cancún. Hilarious experiences follow harrowing ones as a class for four becomes a school for four hundred. Then come love, adventure and misadventure too.
Japanese in Depth vol.1
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Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.1 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Conflict in the Workplace: Causes and Cures
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This is a must-read for every modern manager and team member. It details practical & immediately applicable steps you can use to reduce workplace conflict. Whether the conflict is due to culture, gender, generational, personality style, or just plain stressed out and overworked employees insights shed light on the origin of the conflict. & offers simple steps to resolve the conflict.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Dancing with Mao and Miguel
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You set the price! Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dancing with Mao and Miguel is a riveting love story set against the backdrop of radical politics in the 1970s. Jenny, an organizer in a refinery in New Jersey, falls in love with a Dominican immigrant. As she’s drawn ever closer to him, she struggles with intense political doubts, longtime fears of intimacy and sex, and personal betrayal on the way to discovering her own path.
“A Point of View- Un Punto de Vista” Volumen 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: Spanish. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This book is an educational compendium of bilingual fiction and non-fiction articles published in English and Spanish in the web and other venues throughout several years by the author. The format of the articles is a good methodology for those readers interested in practicing English from a Spanish speaking point of view, or practicing Spanish from an English speaking point of view
The Fez
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Price: Free! Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
One day, Dave wakes up on the alien planet Glix and hopes it won't change him. One week later, the only person he can relate to is a celestial Chicken.
The Journals of Jack Robertson 1871 Book Four
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jack has spent 3 years as a courier for the Mormon Prophet Brigham Young and now he must deal withn the promises he made to 5 young women, Little Deer, Su Ling, Sarah, Bridget, and Belle all expect to be sealed to Jack for all eternity. Jacks enemies still have a score to settle and they all come together to do it. Then there's the Chinese assassin and the Indian war party-how will Jack survive.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Hope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Rachel Bernardi is a sea captain with a problem: a developer wants the ocean-view property her aged neighborhood occupies, and is willing to play hardball to get it. Rachel, whose native resistance to adversity has been hardened at the helm, fights back. Forces from the past and present lend a hand, including a rangy country songwriter whose music Rachel cannot ignore.