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The Grave of Stars
Pre-release—available April 24, 2019. Price: $13.95 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The lyrics to the Talking Heads song, "Once in a Lifetime" kept going through my head. It wasn’t a shotgun shack or a large automobile, but it was another part of the world.” I was on my own plan and didn’t want to go back to the USA. And so I end up in Saudi Arabia as a single American woman. There I discover people are not their government.
The Pilate Guilt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,770. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Pilate Guilt explores the theme of culture, love, friendship and betrayal. Set in the eastern part of Nigerian after the civil war, we see Adaku's travails to overcome the cruelties of a dark culture that has zero tolerance for failures. Pregnant outside wedlock,rejected by family and married to an abusive husband, Adaku seeking for succour falls pregnant for a man that is not her husband.
The Animal King of Nineveh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 1950's - imagine it, travelling from Iraq to Australia, and to most magnificently return - this is the fate of two brothers, and here is there story to read.
Travel: 12 Rules for America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,710. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Travel: 12 Rules for America brings the lessons of Danny Kessler into comprehensive book form. This book is written as a guide for Koreans who have decided to travel, study, or live in the United States. You (or your parents) are spending a lot of money to go to America. This experience is an investment in your future, and this book is about maximizing that investment.
Unifying Differences Across Borders
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,270. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
This reading will explore Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock; helping in detecting the symptoms, and walking through a series of steps for the purpose of overcoming the obstacles that may be felt at different stages. By using personal examples, concepts, and models, travelers will be able to overcome challenging situations and lead them to becoming a multicultural individual.
Unexpected America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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Unexpected America is a mainstream memoir which reads like a thriller. Wanjiru Warama leaves Kenya in a huff and heads to the United States for a year’s sabbatical. From the first day, she realizes she has to learn to live all over again in a new culture she knows nothing about.
Lost Among the Baining: Adventure, Marriage, and Other Fieldwork
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this wry travel memoir, a fiasco of an anthropological field trip leaves the writer and her husband haunted by the Baining of New Guinea, a people who upend Western theories as well as the couple's young lives. Years later, they return to the jungle to make peace with this very different culture and their youthful past.
Living Abroad: How to handle culture shock, foreign affairs, third culture kids, frequent travel, and other issues of expatriate living
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by Top Floor Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
The challenges of living in a foreign country don't begin and end with culture shock. Expatriates face unique pressures and problems, often difficult to anticipate and a challenge to overcome, affecting relationships, children and career. Whether you plan to move, or you've lived abroad 20 years, Living Abroad prepares you to avoid those pitfalls and remedy the problems of life away from home.
Jasmin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,040. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Coming of age
As a white blossom unfolds in the shade, so a young girl with a floral name, Jasmin emerges unscathed by the overshadowing drama of WWII. The American soldiers patrolling the suburban streets in Germany, address the child as “Blondie” while giving goodies to her. Jasmin, now a teenager, spends her apprenticeship years in the Rhine river valley where the famous Riesling grapes are harvested...
The International Student's Guide to Studying in the United States
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides -- Graduate School Guides, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This guide addresses the broad range of questions international students ask about the U.S., with information on everything from what to pack for the trip to how to write papers to why networking is important for career success. Includes detailed, practical advice about culture, language, and the American university system. Suitable for undergraduate and graduate students.