Item description for Mondays in the Middle East by David A. Cross...
Dive into the Middle East through a whole new perspective . . . the Midwest Laugh and learn the good stuff your teachers never taught you about the Middle East.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.44" Weight: 0.68 lbs.
Release Date Nov 2, 2006
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1600346537 ISBN13 9781600346538
Availability 122 units. Availability accurate as of May 28, 2017 10:03.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Mondays in the Middle East?
Wholesome humor with a fresh perspective -- Author's comments May 23, 2007
I began writing Mondays in the Middle East from Bahrain in 1999 to relay cultural insights for a Midwestern radio station. I have tried to maintain two key principles during writing:
1. I want to be respectful of the religious beliefs of the Arab people.
2. I want to poke fun at myself and my own culture as much as I might poke fun at Arab culture.
Mondays in the Middle East is intended to open people's minds to more of life in the Middle East than they might otherwise know. It seems that the slant presented by the Western media has every Arab holding an AK-47 and a hand grenade. I want to present some of the real-life situations I've come across that give a different view and I want to do it with a bit of humor for all.
The Middle East in general has become an important region to understand not just because of the Iraq wars, but because Arab people are influencing the Western world like never before. My hope is that this book will give a new perspective of understanding to the Western reader with a healthy dose of light-hearted humor. Enjoy and have fun!
Interesting and Unusual Feb 21, 2007
This collection of e-mails, gives the reader a unique perspective into real life in the Middle East. I read a few each evening, give it a try!
THE MIDDLE EAST IN A POSITIVE LIGHT! Dec 25, 2006
How wonderful to read about the good, fun people and lifestyle differences between the USA & MIDDLE EAST. It is truly a joy to read beyond the war torn life of that area of the world! This delightful book gives us an opportunity to see the likeness of God's people in different cultures. A quick enjoyable read!