Books tagged: expat

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Dear Agatha, Bad Advice From Paradise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Absurd advice columnist Agatha Callie spent years on the Paradise Island of Bali where she wrote a popular satirical column. For over thirty years the island has been a magnet for expats foolishly seeking the ultimate earthly paradise. Being a recovering expat fool in Paradise herself, Agatha knows just the kind of advice these people need.
Besserwisser: A Novel (The Know-It-Alls)
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Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Munich, 1990: American expat slacker Gordy Ford poses as a top Hitler scholar, all to impress a girl. Stuck in his scam, Gordy soon thinks he's stumbled onto a shocking historical discovery that's made him the target of a wannabe Neo-Nazi and shady Russian mafia. There's dark and dry humor and a rowdy plot. Everyone's an impostor, and all get exposed despite their best efforts.
The Sullivan Saga: Memories of an Overseas Childhood
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the exotic, funny and sometimes bittersweet stories of an overseas childhood in Asia & Africa from 1957-1972. The author is the daughter of a State Dept. diplomat and through her stories, you can begin to appreciate the adaptability of children to other cultures and the fortitude of parents trying to raise their children to be citizens of the world as well as good Americans overseas.
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
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Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,600. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated...  They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule. Will they stay, or return to the relative sanity of England?
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.
101 Tips for People Moving to Dubai
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Many people fall in love with the amazing cosmopolitan city of Dubai when they visit. Dubai offers a window into Arab culture, a relatively low crime rate, spectacular shopping, dining and wonderful opportunities for professionals. It is a major hub for the Middle East. There are no income tax responsibilities for many professions. This is by far one of the biggest perks to working in Dubai.
Vampire Origins - The Strigoi Book 1 - Project Ichorous
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,820. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010 by Aussieicon Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Five vampire tribes, a thousand year old prophecy and a human family caught in the middle. Project Ichorous is the first book in the Vampire Origins series.
English Teacher X Guide To Teaching English Abroad
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
English Teacher X has finally collected his essays into book format. This brutally frank, frequently profane, occasionally profound but always insightful look at English teaching abroad in the 21st century is a perfect guide for beginners and those thinking of entering the profession. This 2013 edition includes dozens of pages of new material, including interviews with real teachers of EFL.
The Quintessence of Dust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
These poems and brief essays were collected while I live in China. With much soul-searching, I left America and moved to China to be with the woman I love. I will live part of the rest of my life here. My Chinese name is Zhuang Daobai, which was given to me by my wife: Zhuang - Zhuangzi – the Taoist sage;Dao the unknowable path; Bai - the immortal poet Li Bai.
The Box: An Indian Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Priscilla putters along in her usual life of bridge and gossip and coffee shops and shopping at the local markets in the small Indian town where she lives, until one morning, the mysterious man known only as the Pharsee gives her a box. The thing is filthy, twitchy and just plain wrong…but no matter what Priscilla tries, or how many cleaning boys she fires, she simply cannot get rid of it.