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John Mycroft is a long-in-the tooth software developer living in North Carolina. Educated at Westcliff High School and Bedford College at the University of London, he spends his time writing, teaching and scribbling the odd bit of software.

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Liberia For a While
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: British English. Published: March 2, 2017 by John. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Liberia For a While" is the factual account of the experiences of a British family that went to work in the back of beyond in Liberia in the 1960s. It is a lively tale of the problems, the joys and the different cultural habits (both of the Liberians and the other European employees) in conditions very different from those in suburban England.


Saving Romford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Mike Fendalton is your average incompetent, unlucky computer programmer, incapable of writing a working program, who hangs out at the pub and fails to get laid. So it's a major surprise to him when he is called upon to use his programming skills to rescue an entire planet from financial ruin... "Saving Romford" is the perfect irreverent gift for any broad-minded person in the computer industry

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abduction    beer    braintree    cobol    colchester    essex    forestry    liberia    overseas job    programming    rescue    romford    working overseas