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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?
Good Morning Corfu: Living Abroad Against All Odds
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009 by Open Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Often funny, always thoughtful, and surprisingly esoteric in nature, the forty-four short essays written by award-winning author David A. Ross deal with expatriate living in detail - from myth to reality, from novelty to stagnation, from glorious experiences to down-right gory experiences, and back again.
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.
The Expat's Pajamas: Barcelona
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Price: Free! Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A wise person observed that visiting a new place for a day makes you an expert but the longer you stay, the less you seem to know. From 2000 to 2005, I lived with my family in Sant Cugat, a Catalan village on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Most of these essays were written and published while avoiding work on my humorous historical novel, “No Roads Lead to Rome.”
The Great Moghul
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 78,120. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Four American hospital workers in Saudi Arabia stumble upon a lost treasure. But a shrewd and brutal man is also after the treasure. The Americans attempt a desperate escape as henchmen pursue them across two oceans. Sexual tension builds and greed takes hold - testing the limits of their friendship as they cruise into danger.
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied
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Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
Zen and Loathing with the Gatsby's
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Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Europe of the 1920's and 30's, a monied American expatriate moves in social circles with the luminaries of the day and comes to terms with the emptiness of his theosophical dabblings, even as his personal life spirals out of control. Excerpted from "Prometheus Fit To Be Tied." Short story, literary, around 7500 word.
English Teacher X Guide To Teaching English Abroad
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
English Teacher X has finally collected his essays into book format. This brutally frank, frequently profane, occasionally profound but always insightful look at English teaching abroad in the 21st century is a perfect guide for beginners and those thinking of entering the profession. This 2013 edition includes dozens of pages of new material, including interviews with real teachers of EFL.
Africa, Africa!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,020. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Africa, Africa! is a tour de force by a distinguished writer. It is powerful and sometimes chilling in its emotional landscapes, accurately conveying the disorientation and dislocation of Africa during the consolidation of local rule. Yet the book is also filled with one-of-a-kind characters and jaw-dropping events thinly disguised as fiction.
More Postcards From Across the Pond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
More Postcards From Across the Pond is a welcome continuation of the adventures of an accidental expat. These wry and witty glimpses into the everyday life of an American, who—through no fault of his own—found himself living on the other side of the Atlantic, are certain to delight and amuse.