Books tagged: expat

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Inside the Tortilla: A Journey in Search of Authenticity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Life has a habit of throwing obstacles in your path for a good reason. When two nomads set out on an epic journey into the heart of the Deep South of Spain in search of a town that still cooked it's food rather than shopped for it, they discover something more than a simple recipe. Bill Bryson meets Laurie Lee in this captivating account of the search for authenticity in the home of the tortilla.
Tips on Emigrating to New Zealand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book offers tips and commentary on emigrating to New Zealand. It was written by an American couple who moved to New Zealand. It's based on their first-hand experiences and is told from their perspective. It's an invaluable resource for anyone interested in moving to New Zealand.
Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the year 2000, English Teacher X moved to the bankrupt, frozen, desolate country of Russia, seeking a quiet life. Instead, he found himself the center of attention of the gorgeous, sexy, amoral, and abundant female population of the city of Vodkaberg. At first bewildered and uncomfortable with the attention, he soon found himself staying far longer than he had planned, and longer than was wise.
The Missing Postman and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A book of quirky short stories about life in modern Ireland - mostly from those who have left its shores and who are no longer sure where 'home' is.
Waiting for the Lady
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sloan Wolcott, an American expat in Bangkok, a part-time art dealer and smuggler and a full-time rogue, comes into possession of a camera belonging to a Japanese newspaper reporter killed in a suspicious car crash. Inside the camera, he finds several images of the Lady, Aung San Suu Kyi, one of her riding in an automobile with a bullet hole in the rear window and one lone picture of a mysterious..
Thoughtful Holiday Shopping for Expats Just Got Easier
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding planning and checklists
Just because you've moved overseas doesn't mean you don't face the holidays back home. In fact, you now probably have two sets of holidays. Despite the urge to just forget those birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and showers back home, you know they must be recognized. With the onset of Etsy, a unique source of handmade gifts worldwide, shopping from a distance just became a whole lot easier!
Heads Above Water: Staying Afloat in France
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Heads Above Water is the lively account of our first years as expats in France. With three kids aged 5, 12 and 14 we arrived full of excitement from Ireland ready to get to grips with living in our new country. The plan was to run a gite and carp fishery but somehow we got sidetracked into llama trekking too. Follow our adventures in tackling schools, bureaucracy, the weather and Frenchness!
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!
How To Survive Reverse Culture Shock: Understand It, Feel Better and Get Your Life Back! Workbook Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
the guide to making your transition back home easier, full of resources for you to know exactly how reverse culture shock works and what to do about it, to feel better with stories of people who returned home and to empower you to feel good and normal again. more than 42 ideas that helped others and 19 exercises for a hands on approach to your re-adaptation.
Kickstart My Heart
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Carnival of Dating Disasters: An hilarious, raw account of separation and divorce en route to new love.