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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.
Foreign Service Family Style
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Narc and his family travel to a foreign land, Paraguay, where he sets up a DEA office in the American Embassy. The family enjoys and experiences new customs. Conflict comes when the Narc's idea of personal responsibility clashes with the Ambassador's policy on collateral damage.
The InterNations Expat Guide to Life Abroad
Series: The InterNations Expat Guide. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The InterNations Expat Guide series is your window into life abroad! This book offers detailed insights into all aspects relating to the daily lives of expats: be it the administrative steps before departure, the job search and employment opportunities, culture shock, international taxation etc. – we cover it all.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting
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"Take two dogs, an expat family and eventually some other animals, facing all that France can throw at them, and you have another brutally honest episode in Sarah Jane's travel stories!" French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
Swiss Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Living with Spies
Price: Free! Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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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?
Another Throw of The Dice
Price: Free! Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"A suburban family discovers that trading materialism for a simple life on a tropical island helps them reconnect in unexpected ways."
SoKoDiaries: An American Teacher Living in South Korea (Vol.1)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
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.
Kingdom of Sharks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: 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.