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Selected Tales

Farewell to Purgatorial Eden

by Kirsten Bauman

image Today is Friday.  I’m moving soon and my growing to-do list is daunting.  First, I have to cash a check at the bank so I can pay my household staff. There’s my indispensable nanny, the housekeeper-cook who also does the grocery shopping, the gardener who doubles as a security guard and driveway gate opener, and the driver whose sole job it is to pick my two toddlers up from their preschool every afternoon. 

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Night Dude and the Second Society Take on the Forces of Chaos Following Revolution

by Tamar Donovan

As soon as we moved into our new home in Cairo, we learned that a fact of life in the city was the presence in apartment and office buildings of a class of worker known as bowabs, or porters.

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The Accidental American

By Catherine Tondelli

image The year was 2001, and I had come to London one year earlier for two reasons. One was because I was offered a dream job working as the business development director for a global architectural firm designing five-star hotels in some of the most spectacular locations in the world — Tahiti, Seychelles, Dubai, Fiji, and the Maldives.

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