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A fusion of voices and deeply personal experiences from every corner of the globe, Unrooted Childhoods: Memoirs of Growing Up Global presents a cultural mosaic of today's citizens of the world. Twenty stirring memoirs of childhoods spent packing, written by both world-famous and first-time authors, make the story of growing up displaced feel universal.
Best-selling fiction and non-fiction authors Isabel Allende, Carlos Fuentes, Pat Conroy, Pico Iyer and Ariel Dorfman contribute powerful and deeply personal accounts of mobile childhoods and the cultural experiences they engender. The memoirs touch on the opportunities and difficulties of growing up in the ever-changing landscape of expatriate communities.
Faith Eidse is an award-winning writer and author. The recipient of the Kingsbury Award and nominated for the Bellwether Prize, she grew up in Congo/Zaire, Canada and the U.S.
Nina Sichel was born in the U.S. and raised in Venezuela, is a writer, former editor and ESL teacher.
”A poignant chronicle of the diaspora of the heart—and the heart’s quest and longing for that universal place called home.”--Ken Wells, Front Page Editor, The Wall Street Journal
”Unrooted Childhoods offers exquisite illustration of the global nomad experience. Readers who lived the life will…see reflected the many dimensions of their own unrooted childhoods.”—Barbara Schaetti, Ph.D., The Crestone Institute
”Each [Third Culture Kid] has his or her unique story, but the shared experience of this cultural group furnishes clarity and perspective as well as comfort and encouragement. This book…is valuable to TCKS of all ages and to those who need and want to understand.”—David Pollock, Executive Director, Interaction International, Inc., coauthor of Third Culture Kids