Books tagged: foreign culture

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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?
If Trees Could Fly
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
« Henri Debidour has written a gripping novel. This coming of age story from France is as it turns a powerful drama on the American Dream. » Khaled Hosseini (« The Kite Runner » – Riverhead Books – Penguin) (« A Thousand Splendid Suns » - Riverhead Books – Penguin)
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.
One For The Road
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 122,320. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
One For The Road is a coming-of-age novel set in a breathtakingly beautiful land from a bygone area. A young man’s quest to both help and fit into the lawless rural society leads to an unanticipated relationship with a gorgeous young woman. It is this relationship that provides the key to his heartwarming—and heartbreaking—acceptance into the community.