Books tagged: culture shock

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Xenolith
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Series: The Convergence, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,200. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lassoed, knocked down, face planted in the dirt -- best thing to happen to Frank Bowen in years. When wife Liz went missing in the wilds of Belize, the constables of San Ignacio could find no trace. Years later, on a pilgrimage to her remote 'grave,' Frank is abducted and whisked away to a place he can't identify, by people whose motives and origins baffle him. Could this be what happened to Liz?
Open Heart Poetry
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
"Open Heart Poetry is iconoclastic poetry, written in a precise language that explores the intricacies of the emotions of love, friendship, and fatherhood, and ruminates on politics, history, music, and the mysteries of life. Each line in every poem explodes with an exact syntax and diction that grips the mind of the reader." Reginald Lockett, Poet & author of “PARTY CRASHERS OF PARADISE”
The Keepers of Himal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The Keepers of Himal is a journey of discovery across Earth's highest mountains to the deepest valley of the soul. By finally deciphering Nature's message, Reid learns the nature of time, our relationship to Orb, and what lies ahead. It is time to take responsibility for our own existence. listen, and then decide.
Mexican Autumn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These inter-related short stories are set in a small Mexican fishing village, Bahia de los angeles--a real place in Baja California, 350 miles from the USA border. As the villagers largely depend upon American tourists for their income, many stories deal with the resulting clash of cultures. Dominating Bahia, a treacherous mountain, Tricky Devil, almost pushes the village into the Sea of Cortez.
My Thai Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We all have a dream of how we would like our life to be, but most of us compromise and settle for far less. I was guilty of the doing the same. Stuck in a rut. A burnt out and washed up police detective who drinks and smokes too much and was just letting life pass me by, hoping one day it would all change and life would get better.
One Year Under Weeping Mountain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A year in Africa as a volunteer teacher. The vision draws Richard Stokes, a young man just out of university, to escape. Fed up of his drab life in Britain of the 80s and filled with dreams, he finds them somewhat dashed in the harshness and beauty of his new posting. Grandeur and tragedy seem intertwined in Batsaola, a southern African country still scarred by a bitter independence struggle.
Charity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
An Indian American woman is bored with her life in New York. She is passionate about making a contribution to humanity and her zeal brings her to Mumbai. Would it be easy to find and adopt a cause? Would she be able to make a difference when she is simply struggling to settle in and get used to a new way of life? While her heart goes to the poor, would it find the right purpose?
Domo Arigatou, Chutney Yamato
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,940. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Chutney Yamato is a 22-year old Japanese-American girl ready to leave everything she knows behind in Hawaii for an adventure abroad in the land of the rising sweet potato, Okinawa. However, things don't go exactly as planned and Chutney worries that the only roots she'll find will be the ones in her hair.
Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.
To Hellas and Back
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Modern-Day Greek Tragedy: A funny, moving true story of a woman following the love of her life to the ends of the earth, only to lose her mind!