CCB Publishing


Share:

Follow us on Twitter

Home

Featured Author

Gerald J. Kuecher
Gerald J. Kuecher, Ph.D.
Biographer & Historian

Books by Gerald J. Kuecher

Fruitcake Hill and Beyond
A Sequel to Fruitcake Hill

by Gerald J. Kuecher, Ph.D.

©2013

Download Media Kit

Fruitcake Hill and Beyond: A Sequel to Fruitcake Hill

This sequel documents the authorís journey from a simple farmhouse near Chicago to a number of amazing work locations far afield. The author contrasts his risk taking as a Midwestern youth with his life today, focused on his family and the joys of geologic discovery. He also makes numerous observations on the oil business and the differences between foreign workplaces regarding ethics, character, religions, customs, and etiquette. Fruitcake Hill and Beyond is a spirited read for those currently practicing or preparing to work in the arena of international exploration, petroleum service, development, the State Department, or other expatriate positions in foreign countries and missions.


About the Author

Gerald J. Kuecher grew up in a Catholic family of 13 children in the southwestern suburbs of Chicago in the 1950ís, 60ís and 70ís. Gerald completed his B.S. at Western Illinois University in 1973, his M.S. at Northeastern Illinois in 1982, and his Ph.D. at Louisiana State University in 1994. Between these dates and until his partial retirement in 2013, Gerald lived and worked as an expatriate consultant petroleum geologist in a number of intriguing locations, including St. Thomas of the US Virgin Islands, Trinidad, the Nile Delta and Gulf of Suez regions of Egypt, the Caspian Sea region of Kazakhstan, the Celtic Sea of Ireland, the Malacca Straits and the Natuna Sea of Indonesia, the eastern sector of Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf of Mexico. His interpretation of international cultures, religions and people in remote regions is interesting, humorous, and balanced.


Click here to view Gerald J. Kuecher's other books



Order your copy today
Fruitcake Hill and Beyond

You may purchase this book from:

Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.ca
BarnesandNoble.com

This book can also be purchased from your local retail bookstore.
Mention the title, author and/or ISBN 978-1-77143-089-0.

This book may also be purchased in e-book format
from the following online retail bookstores:
Kobo.com and Bookstrand.com
and Amazon's Kindle Store
The e-book edition is also available on Barnes & Noble's Nook,
Google e-books, Apple's iBookstore, Sony's e-Store, Kobo Books, etc.

For wholesale discounts or large volume orders please contact us.




Home           Information for Authors           Information for Publishers           Contact Us