Book reviews

Misunderstood – fascinating and thought-provoking

Fascinating and well written book that demonstrates beyond doubt that modern day Third Culture Kids (#TCKs) really do face complex and debilitating issues – hundreds of TCKs were surveyed or interviewed for the book. As well as providing some valuable research material, the book gives a real sense of what TCKs actually feel: “My life […]

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Illana Benady reviews Life After My Saucepans

“Fans of What About Your Saucepans? – both book and blog – won’t be disappointed. The simple pleasures and irritations of life in the Dominican Republic and the tragedies and triumphs, both great and small, are described with the honesty and deadpan humour that Lindsay’s readers have come to know and love.” Illana Benady, co-author of Expat FAQs, […]

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Perking the Pansies, witty and outlandish

“The book is replete with witty dialog and outlandish characters. The narrator, Jack, while seeming to present their daily life in a straightforward way, tends to throw his husband and their new acquaintances into high relief while keeping his own personality shaded and his own emotions in check. The device works well, mostly because Scott […]

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Buy this book if you know a #TCK moving across the ocean for university

“Finally a book that has the information that a TCK (Third Culture Kid) needs to prepare well for moving to the States (or Canada) for university! This book is not only well written but has lots of practical advice for both the teenager who is moving as well as their parents. I work with TCKs […]

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Safe Passage – essential reading for working with #TCKs

“This book was inspired by Ota identifying an unmet need he saw in students during transitional periods in the school year – and from existing research findings indicating that moving creates havoc with student learning. Ota and his colleagues at the American School of The Hague (ASH) developed the Safe Harbor programme to address the […]

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