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Career Background | Survival Guides | Parenting | Family Life

Career Background

America's Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy

Nicholas Kralev

Career Diplomacy: Life and Work in the U.S. Foreign Service

Harry W. Kopp * and Charles A. Gillespie *

Inside a U.S. Embassy: Diplomacy at Work (2011)

Edited by Shawn Dorman *

Journey to Become a Diplomat

George Cunningham

Realities of Foreign Service Life

Edited by Melissa Brayer Hess * and Patricia Linderman *

Realities of Foreign Service Life, Volume 2

Edited by Melissa Hess *, Patricia Linderman * and Marlene Monfiletto Nice *

Sharing Secrets: A Conversation about the Counterintuitive Nature of Executive Leadership

Erin Soto *

Working for Change: Making a Career in International Public Service

Derick W. and Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff

Survival Guides

1040NR? Or 1040? + International Organization and Foreign Embassy Employees

Jean Mammen *

Am I Going to Starve to Death?: A Survival Guide for the Foreign Service Spouse

Donna Gorman *

Culture Shock! Successful Living Abroad: Living and Working Abroad

Monica Rabe

The Expert Expatriate: Your Guide to Successful Relocation Abroad -- Moving, Living, Thriving

Melissa Brayer Hess * and Patricia Linderman *

The Foreign Service Companion: Moving Your Household Without Losing Your Mind

Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide, Edited by Kelly Bembry Midura and Zoe Cabaniss Friloux

The Kids’ Guide to Living Abroad

Martine Zoer with Illustrations by Michelle Christensn

Make It In India: Global CEOs, Indo-U.S. Insights

Ranjini Manian and Joanne Grady Huskey *

Subtle Differences, Big Faux Pas

Elizabeth Vennekens-Kelly

Thriving and Surviving Overseas in the Post-9/11 World

William Russell Melton

When in the Arab World: An Insider's Guide to Living and Working with Arab Culture

Rana F. Nejem


Nona: A Different Kind of Motherhood

Ellen Boneparth *

Parenting Abroad

Ngaire Jehle-Caitcheon

7 Steps to Raising a Bilingual Child

Naomi Steiner and Susan L. Hayes

Raising Kids in the Foreign Service

Leah Moorefield Evans *

Third Culture Kids

David C. Pollock and Ruth E. Van Reken

Family Life

Daughters of Britannia: The Life and Times of Diplomatic Wives

Katie Hickman

Discover Bangkok with Kids

Jacqueline Grawburg

Foreign at Home and Away: Foreign-Born Wives in the U.S. Foreign Service

Margaret Bender

Foreign Service Family

Harriet Prince Parrish Youngquist and Eric V. Youngquist *

A Moveable Marriage: Relocate Your Relationship without Breaking It

Robin Pascoe

A Portable Identity: A Woman's Guide to Maintaining a Sense of Self While Moving Overseas

Debra R. Bryson and Charise M. Hoge

Writing Out of Limbo

Gene Bell-Villada and Nina Sichel with Faith Eidse and Elaine Neil Orr