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A Broad Abroad by Marilyn Connors

Title A Broad Abroad
Author Marilyn Connors
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release 2018-05-29
Category
Total Pages 220
ISBN 9781986444040
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This non-fiction book describes thirty-two years that the American author and her husband spent living and working in international schools in Iran, Japan, Cote D'Ivoire, and England. Along the way they raised three children, all of whom only knew the USA as a summer vacation venue until each chose to attend a US university following high school graduation overseas. The author's experiences range from humorous to tragic, dangerous to joyful, and dramatic to unbelievable. Relevant historical information connects their experiences to political and social issues defining the various countries in which they lived and worked. The family's adjustment to each new country's specific cultural aspects are discussed pragmatically as well as anecdotally. The author includes elements of her personal life not associated with her life abroad, but none the less a vital part of her complete story.

Title A Broad Abroad in Thailand
Author Dodie Cross
Publisher Four Ways West/Crossroads Publishing
Release 2008-09-07
Category Travel
Total Pages 395
ISBN 9781885614759
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A Broad Abroad in Thailand follows a newlywed expat as she tries to settle in to her new home and a life full of unforeseen challenges. Soon after her arrival in this exotic land, her problems begin as she tries to learn the subtleties of the easte

A Broad Abroad by Robin Pascoe

Title A Broad Abroad
Author Robin Pascoe
Publisher Expatriate Press Limited
Release 2009-07-01
Category Family & Relationships
Total Pages 220
ISBN 9780968676059
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Comforting and irreverent, encouraging and practical, Pascoe's book for expatriate wives offers empathetic and honest advice for married women who have been catapulted into a foreign country.

Title Analysis of the Social Security System OASI benefits paid abroad broad economic factors and veterans benefits in relation to OASI
Author United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means
Publisher
Release 1953
Category Old age pensions
Total Pages 1580
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A Broad Abroad by Mandy Rowe

Title A Broad Abroad
Author Mandy Rowe
Publisher Openbook Creative
Release 2015-03-27
Category Air Force spouses
Total Pages 340
ISBN 9781925144208
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A Broad Abroad: One Woman's Journey takes the reader on a rollicking ride through tropical Queensland, 90's London and exotic Saudi Arabia with Australian psychologist, mother and former expat wife Mandy Rowe. Bond with Mandy as she overcomes isolation in the desert, and rejoice with her as she discovers the unexpected talents that begin to emerge as she struggles with homesickness and enforced idleness in a compound in Riyadh.Ever wondered how you might cope in such a situation? This refreshingly down-to earth first-time author engagingly documents the way the worlds of theatre, visual arts and writing gradually open up to her, allowing her to establish herself as a successful painter, children's author and businesswoman. The intuitive fellowship of women is another important theme in this memoir. Readers will relate strongly to the strength of the mutual female bonds of friendship and support which, on her return to Australia, eventually lead Mandy to establish Broads Abroad, a dynamic online women's travel network. A Broad Abroad: One Woman's Journey inspires women to value and develop their own achievements, to travel and explore, and to embrace the opportunities life holds out to them.

Advice from a Broad Abroad by Lauretta Reeves

Title Advice from a Broad Abroad
Author Lauretta Reeves
Publisher
Release 2013-12-12
Category
Total Pages 124
ISBN 9781484990858
Language English, Spanish, and French
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When it comes to paving the way for career advancement, one of the most effective ways to move up the corporate ladder may just be take you around the globe. Such was the experience of Lauretta Ann Reeves, a seasoned business traveler of nearly twenty-five years who has learned from her own hard-won travails how to pack, profit, enjoy, and even thrive in whatever situation her on-the-job travel has presented. Are you a business traveler seeking to avoid calamity when far from home? Just ask Reeves, a woman whose itinerary has run afoul of the ash clouds in Europe, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the foment in India during the war in Iraq, and the air strikes in Madrid. Advice from A Broad Abroad is a comprehensive guide for international business travelers that can help anyone land the job, make the plane, arrive unruffled, and depart all the richer for the venture. Written with a particular focus on the challenges that women travelers may confront, this holistic, hands-on resource tackles everything from dealing with family issues while on the road to navigating cultural norms where women may not be regular sights in the conference room. From interviewing for a job that requires extensive travel to staying healthy wherever your job takes you, this invaluable guide is a must for any well-packed suitcase. Its combination of instructive insights and amusing asides from the trenches will enlighten business travelers of all levels on how to plan, manage, execute, and recover from trips. Organized in concise, easy-to-reference chapters, the guide takes readers through every aspect of the business travel experience. Starting with winning the job, Reeves counsels on presenting oneself in the best light to be attractive to those hiring for positions requiring travel. From there, the book leads readers through the logistical aspects of starting the job, such as selecting a travel agent, preparing the family for absences, understanding travel basics, constructing the trip; and arranging pre-travel checkups and vaccinations-the author even provides some luggage and wardrobe advice. From there, Reeves covers airport considerations, healthy travel, getting around, and other relevant factors. Finally, the guide shares useful information on recovering from the trip, from retrieving lost articles to completing expense reports.In an increasingly global workforce, it's essential to go to work equipped for greater horizons. Advice from A Broad Abroad covers basics, including applying for a passport, packing, stretching a travel budget, and even finding a way home when travel plans are upended. It's required reading for anyone whose career depends on being travel savvy, as well as assistants, travel agents, human resource managers, and accounting departments. Read this book, and enjoy the ride!Back Cover Text (250 words or less)When it comes to paving the way for career advancement, one of the most effective ways to move up the corporate ladder may just be take you around the globe. Such was the experience of Lauretta Ann Reeves, a seasoned business traveler of nearly twenty-five years who has learned from her own hard-won travails how to pack, profit, enjoy, and even thrive in whatever situation her on-the-job travel has presented. Advice from A Broad Abroad is a comprehensive guide for international business travelers that can help anyone land the job, make the plane, arrive unruffled, and depart all the richer for the venture. Written with a particular focus on the challenges that women travelers may confront, this holistic, hands-on resource tackles everything from dealing with family issues while on the road to navigating cultural norms where women may not be regular sights in the conference room. Its combination of instructive insights and amusing asides from the trenches will enlighten business travelers of all levels on how to plan, manage, execute, and recover from trips.

Title A Broad Abroad in Iran An Expat s Misadventures in the Land of Male Dominance
Author MS Dodie Cross
Publisher Crossroads Publishing
Release 2012-10-01
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 290
ISBN 9780985040901
Language English, Spanish, and French
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It's July,1977; a year before the bloody start of the revolution, and two years before the U.S. Embassy take-over, when Dodie Cross finds herself in a strange world, somewhere between the Old Testament and the Space Age. Her life takes on twists and turns as she tries to acclimate to the soaring changes in temperature and altitude, culture and attitude. She suffers indignities as she's pinched on the bum at the bazaar, grabbed on the breast by a motorcycle passenger-who doesn't let go for a block-as she crosses the street with her arms weighted down with groceries; chased and rocked by angry country dwellers as she rafts down a whitewater river, and comes across the stoning of an adulterous woman in a place she should never have been: the bowels of the bazaar. In 1978 she takes a job as secretary to the head of Security at Bell Helicopter International. She soon learns of the civil unrest going on in the capital as thousands of fist-waving radicals gather in the streets and scream for the removal of the U.S. puppet, Shah Reza Pahlavi and his evil Western ways. She now has second thoughts about staying in Iran. As the riots escalate in her small town, and marshal law brings in tanks, she knows it's time to leave. Her wake-up call is a Polaroid picture that comes across her desk showing a fire-bombed bus with bodies lying about-the same type of bus that transports her children to school every day. She tries to convince her husband's company friends of what's to come, but they laugh at her paranoia, while the company offers the men a ten thousand dollar bonus to sign on for another year. She handles most things thrown her way, but as the revolution becomes a reality, and her children are in danger, she gives her husband an ultimatum: "Stay here, or leave with us. Either way, we're gone."

A Broad Abroad by Diane Giombetti Clue

Title A Broad Abroad
Author Diane Giombetti Clue
Publisher
Release 2015-06-03
Category
Total Pages 260
ISBN 9780692402146
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A Broad Abroad is a book about leaving behind everyone (and everything) you know and learning how to live in someone else's country. During her junior year abroad (JYA) in Canterbury, Kent in the mid 1980s, Diane Giombetti Clue survived British cooking and social customs, grew a lot more curious, and learned to be far less critical. In the process, she fell in love with an entire nation. Funny, honest, and practical, A Broad Abroad is part memoir and part how-to guide. The book is packed with helpful advice and tips for students who want to make the most of their JYA. A Broad Abroad is an invaluable tool for students and a wonderfully nostalgic story for people who've already taken the JYA journey (with or without big hair and shoulder pads).

A Broad Education Abroad by James S. McKenzie

Title A Broad Education Abroad
Author James S. McKenzie
Publisher
Release 1978-10
Category
Total Pages
ISBN 9780533033843
Language English, Spanish, and French
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