About the Author
Patricia Linderman is a writer, translator and Associate Editor of Tales from a Small Planet, www.talesmag.com. She has lived as a Foreign Service family member in Trinidad, Chile, Cuba and Germany. Melissa Brayer-Hess is a writer, teacher and Managing Editor of Foreign Service Lifelines, www.aafsw.org. She has lived in France, Nigeria, Russia, Algeria, Egypt, and Ukraine. Melissa and Patricia have also co-authored the guidebook The Expert Expatriate: Your Guide to Successful Relocation Abroad (2002, Nicholas Brealey / Intercultural Press).