Buy new:
S$45.56
S$4.33 delivery: 14 - 26 Oct. Details
Usually dispatched within 6 to 10 days.
S$S$45.56 () Includes selected options. Includes initial monthly payment and selected options. Details
Price
Subtotal
S$S$45.56
Subtotal
Initial payment breakdown
Postage cost, delivery date and order total (including tax) shown at checkout
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers and we don’t sell your information to others. Find out more
Ships from and sold by ErgodeBooks Ships from USA, from outside Singapore. For information about products sold by international sellers, click here.
1-Click ordering is not available for this item.
Other Sellers on Amazon
S$59.49
& FREE Delivery
Sold by: TheProductsHub
Sold by: TheProductsHub
(232 ratings)
28% positive over last 12 months
Usually dispatched within 1 to 3 weeks.
and Return policy

Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds Paperback – 24 September 2009

4.6 out of 5 stars 196 ratings

Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback, 24 September 2009
S$45.56
S$45.56

There is a newer edition of this item:

Enhance your purchase

Frequently bought together

  • Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds
  • +
  • Raising Up a Generation of Healthy Third Culture Kids: A Practical Guide to Preventive Care
Total Price:
To see our price, add these items to your cart.
One of these items is shipped sooner than the other.
Choose items to buy together.

Product description

Review

Growing up as a TCK has been a gift and has significantly shaped my life and work. As I interact with world leaders one day and with those living in refugee camps the next, I continually draw upon my experience of living among different cultures. I am delighted to see the lessons learned from the traditional TCK experience live on in this new edition of 'Third Culture Kids'. -- Scott Gration, Maj. Gen. USAF (RET), President Obama's Special Envoy to Sudan

As an adult TCK, I have long wrestled with how I fit into this world. This book is the 'bible' for anyone who wants to understand the blessings and the curses of growing up multiculturally. -- Wm. Paul Young, author of the #1 New York Times Best Seller The Shack

I called the first edition of Third Culture Kids 'absolutely brilliant'. This revised edition continues to earn that acclaim. It's a powerhouse of a book through which readers growing up 'among worlds'--and their parents and the professionals responsible for their care and teaching--become able to take leadership of the challenges and opportunities presented by such a rick and complex childhood. -- Barbara F. Schaetti, Ph.D., Transition Dynamics, second generation dual national Adult TCK and lead author of Making a World of Difference

Because Third Culture Kids have been exposed to other cultures in significant ways and have experienced multiple transitions while growing up, it's in their DNA to thrive within the pace and nature of globalization. This book is a must to understand the challenges TCKs face and the unique skills they can leverage as global leaders. -- Katrina Burris, Ph.D., CEO of MKB Conseil & Coaching and author of Global Nomadic Leaders: How to Identify, Attract, and Retain

About the Author

David C. Pollock worked with TCKs and adult TCKs for more than twenty years and logged thousands of miles conducting seminars and conferences for TCKs, their parents, and sponsoring organizations.

For over thirty years RUTH E. VAN REKEN has traveled extensively speaking about issues related to globally mobile families. She is also seeking to understand how lessons learned from the TCK experience can transfer to others raised among many cultural worlds for various reasons. Ruth is also the author of Letters Never Sent, multiple other writings and co-founder and past chairperson of Families in Global Transition.

MICHAEL V. POLLOCK is the founding director of Daraja, a TCK care and development initiative. He served on the board of Families in Global Transition for two years and currently serves on the board of "I Am a Triangle". Michael is a certified teacher and coach and holds a Master's in Education from Loyola University. He and his wife raised three TCKs in China and returned to the US in 2012.
Best books of 2020
See top titles of the year

Product details

  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 306 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1857885252
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1857885255
  • Customer reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 196 ratings

Customer reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars
4.6 out of 5
196 global ratings
How are ratings calculated?

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Top reviews from Singapore

There are 0 reviews and 0 ratings from Singapore

Top reviews from other countries

E. Edwards
5.0 out of 5 stars Finally - An Explanation!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 March 2016
Verified Purchase
9 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Mr. Peter Carroll
3.0 out of 5 stars A view of the effect of living abroad with your parents as you grow up
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 14 December 2009
Verified Purchase
17 people found this helpful
Report abuse
EJD
5.0 out of 5 stars Essential reading for parents bringing up children overseas
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 October 2012
Verified Purchase
7 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Pauline Brady
5.0 out of 5 stars As offered
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 December 2018
Verified Purchase
dj_akasha
5.0 out of 5 stars This book was extremely helpful in making me realise that ...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 August 2015
Verified Purchase
4 people found this helpful
Report abuse