Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Nov 26, 2010 - Social Science - 320 pages
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An enlightening look at the challenges of children of expatriates, missionaries, and others who grow up outside their home culture.

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I found the premise of this one pretty intriguing. - Goodreads
I picked it up for some research I'm doing. - Goodreads
Good advice no matter where you live. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Timothy Fluegge - Goodreads

Absolutely, 100 %, must-read for missionary parents or other parents of third-culture children. Myself, a third-culture kid, based on my teenage years in Moscow, Russia, this book describes me perfectly. Read full review

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User Review  - Frederieke - Goodreads

In a lot of the material discussed I can identify although after chapter 13 I got a little bored with the psycho-analyses and thought it was a bit basic. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Ruth E. Van Reken, herself an adult TCK and a parent and grandparent of TCKs, is author of one of the first books written about the TCK experience, Letters Never Sent. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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