Books tagged: expat life

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Living Abroad: How to handle culture shock, foreign affairs, third culture kids, frequent travel, and other issues of expatriate living
Price: $6.98 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.
Moving to Ibiza - The Essential Guide
Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A comprehensive guide to make your move to Ibiza run as smoothly as possible. Including sections on buying and renting, banking and finance, work and setting up your own business, obtaining your NIE with full links for appointments and documents, Education and childcare, healthcare and motoring.12,000 words you can´t afford to be without!
Misunderstood: The Impact Of Growing Up Overseas In The 21st Century
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,630. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016 by Summertime Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Emigration & Immigration
Over 200 million people currently live abroad; more than 50 million are temporary residents, intending to return to their country of origin. Misunderstood explores the impact international life can have on the children of such families – while they live overseas, when they return, and as they mature into adults.
Why the Chicken Crossed the World: 18 Surprising Secrets from China on Success, Wealth, and Happiness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. 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?
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: $22.99 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. Roaming 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.