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Resource Manual for International Business
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This manual contains 264 resources to assist U.S.-based businesses with conducting international business as well as to assist students with research projects. The manual includes resources for the following areas: Government, Country Reports, Living/Moving/Studying Abroad, International Trade, Virtual Assistants and Assistance, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Technology, Legal Concerns, and more.
Good Morning Corfu: Living Abroad Against All Odds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,690. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009 by Open Books. Categories: 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.
Ragazzo Quest
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
15-year old, Anne Marie, has boy friends but no boyfriend. A summer in Italy means a chance to snag a ragazzo. Born in the States of Italian parents she finds that the rules are different between men and women when she exports her made-in-America attitudes and co-ed soccer moves. Elena, a look-alike cousin in Sicily comes to live with Anne Marie leading to boyfriend troubles in two languages.
The Sullivan Saga: Memories of an Overseas Childhood
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Categories: 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.
Climbing St. Friday: A Coming-of-Age Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Climbing St. Friday is a poignant, nostalgic look at the 1970s adventures of a young Greek-American girl who is sent by her parents from a small town in the Midwest to Athens, Greece, for a year of college. As she spreads her wings in the land that introduced democratic ideals to the world, she does so against the backdrop of a country recently taken over by an oppressive military regime.
Starting Over in Paradise - An Insiders Guide
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Research states that 10% of all North Americans would leave it all behind and move to the tropics! This book was written to help many who want to do what I did. It is a how to, what not to do guide with beautiful photographs of island living. It is inside information from someone who has lived it and can report on many of the mistakes all of us have made on our way to living on an island.
To Travel Hopelessly
Series: English Teacher X, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies."
Happier Than A Billionaire: Quitting My Job, Moving to Costa Rica, & Living the Zero Hour Work Week
Series: Happier Than A Billionaire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Two Plane Tickets, No Plan, One Dream. Have you ever rolled over, hit the snooze button, and wanted to blow off work—forever? Happier Than a Billionaire, is a lighthearted narrative for anyone who has ever dreamed of getting out of the office and starting over. Whether you are looking to retire or just visit, this narrative will keep you laughing all the way to the ticket counter.
A Mango for the Teacher: Running the Beach and Running a School in Cancun's Early Days
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Deborah, a spirited young teacher of English as a Second Language, flees NYC's ’70 fiscal crisis, heading for Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Her destination? A small hamlet/construction camp adjoining a spectacular undeveloped beach: Cancún. Hilarious experiences follow harrowing ones as a class for four becomes a school for four hundred. Then come love, adventure and misadventure too.
Living in France Made Simple
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you're serious about following your heart to France and/or buying a budget dream-home when you're there, read this book. Much more than the average 'moving guide', it is inspirational, fun and useful. A mix of practical 'how to's' and every day observations topped with some heart, soul and a little dream dust to ignite your imagination and turn your dream into reality.