Books tagged: life abroad

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I is for Illuminated Salt and Pepper Pots (and other everyday essentials)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Living - or thinking - of going to live in France, or simply just interested in the country? Here's an A to Z of what could happen to you! From the complexities of getting a phone installed, to the need for illuminated salt and pepper pots. From eating snails to finding the right word for a mousetrap,and even how to make sure you get a parking space. Come and join the fun.
Whispering Tides
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When his beloved wife Nina suddenly dies - after 23 years together - Alberto Landi leaves Milan Italy. He is fifty, alone and confused, but he definitely knows he has to escape far away, across the ocean, to the place he and Nina have always loved together. He lands in Savannah, Ga. There he starts to rebuild his new life. The dream is coming true until the day he wakes up and discover that...
Kingdom of Sharks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
It's a bad start to one's career: Alone in a foreign country, broke, homeless, living on borrowed time with an expired visa. That was just the start of one teacher's sojourn through the People's Republic of China.
SoKoDiaries: An American Teacher Living in South Korea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
In 2012, 3% of the population in South Korea (SoKo) were foreigners; an even smaller percentage (of foreigners) were Black-Americans. As a Black-American woman living in SoKo during that time, culture shock was not the only thing Nailah had to overcome. From being pushed in line by older Korean women, to being known in her city as "Reggae Hair" because of her dreadlocks, it's all written in here.
Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"A suburban family discovers that trading materialism for a simple life on a tropical island helps them reconnect in unexpected ways."
Another Throw of The Dice
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Price: Free! Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is the mid-eighties when a group of expatriates from Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, the United States and Japan meet and form friendships in a small country in the tropical south Pacific. Developing friendships with local people help to establish familiarity with the culture and lifestyle of the society. Over time, past lives are glimpsed and are woven into the fabric of the narrative.
Living with Spies
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Price: Free! Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
From the author of I Married a Pirate, this is a witty romp through expat life in Brussels. Suzie and Lyndon have the perfect marriage, but Suzie just can't help fantasising. Wouldn't it be more fun to be someone else? A WWII spy, a woman of mystery, a dangerous liaison agent? But when she meets an American secret agent, everything shifts gear. Who is he? And a weekend in Paris?
Swiss Life
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Life in Switzerland. The not-made-for-TV version. What should you know about Swiss life? How about the fact that you can be hired in one language and fired in another? Or the realization that your Swiss neighbor is not coming over to chat—she is coming over to clean your gutter? Or the reality that cheese is a homeopathic treatment—for lactating boobs? This collection tells all. And more.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.