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Mondays in the Middle East: The Lighter Side of Arabian Nights

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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
Paperback, 124 pages
Published November 2nd 2006 by Xulon Press (first published 2006)
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Sumit Ghosh
Jun 24, 2016 Sumit Ghosh rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
After being in Saudi Arabia for three years (for study, honestly), I can vouch for Cross. Although I am personally not very fond of travelling, still my small amount of experiences can easily be extrapolated to Cross's vibrant life. If you are an foreigner, there could be situations when you might feel a bit uncomfortable at the moment, but in no time you will discover an amusing side of it. End of your journey when you go back to your country, and one evening when you are asked to share your ...more
Sep 29, 2011 Bethany rated it liked it
Quick, easy read. Broken down in small sections like a blog that give glimpses into the nuances of life in the Arabian Peninsula. I'm living some of his experiences on a daily basis, so it's kind of fun to read.
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May 01, 2013 Marti Wade rated it really liked it
Readers will find this a pleasant and positive look at Middle Eastern practices and perspectives. Cross wrote these winsome and enlightening pieces while living in the Middle East.
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