Books tagged: expat life

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Why the Chicken Crossed the World: 18 Surprising Secrets from China on Success, Wealth, and Happiness
Pre-release—available July 31, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brilliant collection of hilariously poignant true stories illustrate what China teaches us about happiness, wealth, love, power, and getting what you want. Based on a successful, witty blog by a Chinese-American expatriate in Shanghai, these impactful insights loved by worldwide readers illuminate how China changes your world at home.
The Worlds Within: An Anthology of TCK Art and Writing – Young, Global and Between Cultures
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Summertime Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Your mother is Swiss, your father is from the Philippines and you have so far lived in five countries, none of them your passport country. Who are you? Where are you from? Where is home? And what did you eat for breakfast?
Matilda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Annie returns from Holland only to finds out that, against her wishes, Hans has employed another live in maid for their new house. And he couldn't have chosen a prettier more curvaceous young girl! But despite the maid's seductive appearance, Annie slowly starts warming to her. Until, that is, the maid starts attracting the attentions of her new best friend's husband.
A White Guy in Lahore
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A month before 9/11, Dana and Derwin move to Lahore, Pakistan to teach at the Lahore American School. They fall in love with the city, people, and school but find that life in the region changes on that eventful day. Follow the trials and tribulations of living in Pakistan post 9/11, their evacuation to Thailand, and a tense return to Lahore.
Roaming: Living and Working Abroad in the 21st Century
Price: $18.99 USD. Words: 92,700. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Roaming is a radical new way of living overseas that defies age-old categories like "home" and "abroad" or "expats" and "immigrants". Twenty years ago, we had a fixed telephone line and a fixed idea of home. Today, roamers have mobile phones and a mobile notion of home. Already a growing trend, roaming is set to explode in the 21st Century. Featured in Monocle magazine's "The Forecast 2016.
The Expat Partner's Survival Guide
Price: $4.47 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A light-hearted but authoritative manual for anyone accompanying their partner on an overseas assignment.
Living in Shanghai (notes from an expat's wife)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An expat's wife account of living in the most cosmopolitan city of China - Shanghai. Encompassing many aspects of a foreigner's life, each chapter is accompanied by colourful photos for dramatic illustrations. This book is an easy and quick read for anybody who wish to understand life in Shanghai city.
Teaching English in Korea - The Party's Over
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
The industry shaking book, `Teaching English in Korea - The Party's Over' is written to focus on the hard question all teachers face: `How much money can I earn?' Economic, generational, social, technological and cultural factors are picked up, kicked about and dissected to reveal a career choice that is going to see wages fall dramatically. Every foreign teacher in Korea should read this book.
The InterNations Expat Guide to Life Abroad
Series: The InterNations Expat Guide. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The InterNations Expat Guide series is your window into life abroad! This book offers detailed insights into all aspects relating to the daily lives of expats: be it the administrative steps before departure, the job search and employment opportunities, culture shock, international taxation etc. – we cover it all.
Culture Shock - A Practical Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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A book for inquisitive travelers interested in making the most of challenging cultural transitions. With a sensitive and pragmatic approach - focusing on the person, not a place - H.E. Rybol helps readers cope with the ups and downs of adaptation. A mindful understanding of the subject combined with practical tips provide a comforting companion to anyone moving, studying or traveling abroad.