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Foreign Encounters By Writers Abroad
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An encounter can be a chance meeting, a planned get-together or even a confrontation. This collection of stories, non-fiction and poems features a variety of foreign encounters: with family, friends,... More > lovers, animals, cultures, or just with one`s own prejudices and preconceptions. All proceeds from the sale of Foreign Encounters will be donated to Books Abroad.< Less
Amazing Encounters By Cathy H. Smithers
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Life is a mystery filled with challenges and surprises; some are good, some are not. This book is the personal history and journey through life of a Vermonter whose future takes her to Arizona, So.... More > Korea, Illinois, Western Canada, Venezuela, Illinois and back to Vermont again with amazing encounters along the way. It is about loving family, life, the Lord, facing and overcoming trials and viewing the world with a sense of awe and gratitude throughout the journey. To God be the glory.< Less
Teaching English in a Foreign Land By Barry O'Leary
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Follow Barry around the world as he tells the story of how teaching English as a foreign language changes his life. After doing a TEFL course in London, he flies to South America alone. He has no job... More > to go to but hopes that teaching English will fund his travels – ultimately, it opens up opportunities all over the world. During Barry’s two-year TEFL adventure he has several nervy encounters with local louts in Ecuador and Brazil, collapses after a trip to Machu Picchu, gets stuck next to ecstasy raving loonies and a transvestite on a Greyhound Bus across America, struggles to settle Down Under, finds himself working for strict Catholic nuns in Bangkok, and meets some sex mad Babushkas on the Trans-Mongolian railway. This book is essential for anyone who wants to see how rewarding it can be to teach English in a foreign land.< Less
Foreign Teachers Guide to Living and Teaching in China By Gregory Mavrides
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The Foreign Teachers' Guide to Living and Teaching in China was written to provide prospective foreign teachers with a consolidated, reliable, valid, and up-to-date source of information about living... More > and teaching in China. It covers over 50 topics and addresses virtually every social and work adjustment issue a foreign teacher will most likely encounter during his or her first year in the Middle Kingdom. If you are currently thinking about moving to China to teach English, then you owe it to yourself to read this guide. In it, you'll learn very valuable information about China's education system, the role of the foreign English teacher, the truth about salaries and school-provided housing, dating and relationships, and how to avoid being exploited and abused.< Less
A Walk With Yeshua: A War, an Encounter, a New Life a Muslim Woman’s Journey Toward Jesus By Esther Digniin
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Similar to the Samaritan woman, Ms. Esther Digniin shares a compelling story of a life faced with sweeping challenges that led to a search for and acceptance of Christ. As a young girl, she held a... More > keen awareness of the presence of God and his involvement in life’s circumstances. Emerging through injury in the midst of the Somali civil war, collapse and loss of her world, and dislocation to foreign countries, Esther begins a journey of awakening from the incorrect interpretation of God ascribed by the faith she was born into to a clear realization of the true nature of God and his direct involvement and assistance one can avail in shaping a new life and achieving wonderful successes. In this enthralling tale of personal experience, Ms. Digniin shares with the reader how she personally challenged truths which became eminent and how others can confront specific questions in their lives to gain similar understanding and application in their walk through life.< Less
A Walk with Yeshua: A War, an Encounter, a New Life A Muslim Woman’s Journey toward Jesus By Esther Digniin
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Similar to the Samaritan woman, Ms. Esther Digniin shares a compelling story of a life faced with sweeping challenges that led to a search for and acceptance of Christ. As a young girl, she held a... More > keen awareness of the presence of God and his involvement in life’s circumstances. Emerging through injury in the midst of the Somali civil war, collapse and loss of her world, and dislocation to foreign countries, Esther begins a journey of awakening from the incorrect interpretation of God ascribed by the faith she was born into to a clear realization of the true nature of God and his direct involvement and assistance one can avail in shaping a new life and achieving wonderful successes. In this enthralling tale of personal experience, Ms. Digniin shares with the reader how she personally challenged truths which became eminent and how others can confront specific questions in their lives to gain similar understanding and application in their walk through life.< Less
A Walk with Yeshua: A War, an Encounter, a New Life A Muslim Woman’s Journey toward Jesus By Esther Digniin
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Similar to the Samaritan woman, Ms. Esther Digniin shares a compelling story of a life faced with sweeping challenges that led to a search for and acceptance of Christ. As a young girl, she held a... More > keen awareness of the presence of God and his involvement in life’s circumstances. Emerging through injury in the midst of the Somali civil war, collapse and loss of her world, and dislocation to foreign countries, Esther begins a journey of awakening from the incorrect interpretation of God ascribed by the faith she was born into to a clear realization of the true nature of God and his direct involvement and assistance one can avail in shaping a new life and achieving wonderful successes. In this enthralling tale of personal experience, Ms. Digniin shares with the reader how she personally challenged truths which became eminent and how others can confront specific questions in their lives to gain similar understanding and application in their walk through life.< Less
Democratization Versus Liberalization In The Arab World: Dilemmas And Challenges For U.s Foreign Policy By Daniel Brumberg & Strategic Studies Institute
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The question of democracy in the Middle East has become an issue of high politics and high policymaking for the U.S. Government. Yet in the process of rising to such a salient position in the foreign... More > policy agenda, many of the nuances and complexities that promoting democracy in the Middle East encounters have received inadequate analysis. The central distinction between political liberalization and democratization is particularly important. Political liberalization is not a phase in an inevitable transition to democracy in the Arab world, but rather a hybrid system that blends liberalization and autocracy. For the United States, a key question it must tackle is whether it should push Arab regimes to move beyond the boundaries of liberalized autocracy. The answer is far from obvious, since any push for substantive democratization could empower Islamists, and/ or re-ignite sectarian, religious, or ideological conflict in countries such as Egypt, Morocco, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, or Yemen.< Less
Volunteers with Children Everywhere By Florence Koenderink
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'Volunteers with Children Everywhere', the 3rd book in the Children Everywhere Series, gives information and support to people who are thinking about volunteering in children's homes abroad. Part 1... More > helps you make sure you make the right decisions for your situation, that you are prepared as well as possible for what you can expect and what you will need. Part 2 explains some of the things you will encounter once you arrive and get to work and gives advice on how to avoid certain pitfalls to make sure your well-intentioned help does not do more harm than good. And because most volunteers do not have childcare experience, Part 3 gives a mini crash-course in childcare. The aim is to both make your volunteering experience pleasant and to make sure the children will really benefit from it.< Less
How not to be a diplomat By P L Bhandari
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P.L.Bhandari was one of the first diplomats to emerge from the newly-independent India in 1947, a time of enormous social change and with India high on the international agenda. His assignments... More > ranged over four continents and include encounters with Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and Richard Nixon. Written with humorous observation, Bhandari’s playboy image works hard to debunk the stereotype of the aesthetic Indian.< Less

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