"Expat" is a novel originally designed to portray the overseas life of an American expatriate. In addition to relating the unique accounts of living and working outside the U.S., the book has evolved into an autobiography describing the author's expatriation from his native land, his family, his religion, and ultimately, the world (spiritually speaking). This book is [Part 4] of a 4-part compilation: - Part 1: Growing Up - Part 2: Never Growing Up - Part 3: Growing Pains - Part 4: The Growing Pain [Part 4: The Growing Pain] Volume 4 depicts an expatriate's exploits during two overseas assignments in Saudi Arabia. There's also the trials of repatriation to the U.S. ending in relocation to Hawaii. The period covered is from 1981 through 2014. The story is power-packed with adventure, romance, and of course, music. In essence, Expat - Part 4 is a touching and poignant story of love, adventure, and faith. Thirty-two (32) original songs are featured in Part 4, along with several poems. Links are provided to each song recording on Sound Cloud – a free website. Just click on the song title & enjoy! Join Raji - our hero / venturer – as he somehow finds his way in and out of trouble overseas. Whether he's battling authorities, girls, or his own conscience, you're sure to find it both hilarious and sentimental.