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Mr. Cheng's Silver Coffeepot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,460. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Mr. Cheng’s Silver Coffeepot is New Asian Writing’s second anthology of short stories that comprises the fictional work of forty-five writers from around the world who set their stories in a distinctive Asian context.
Bamboo Butterfly's Taiwan Tips, Teaching English in Taiwan: A Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / health & sexuality
A guide to Teaching English in Taiwan. Includes information on what to expect, teaching tips and ideas, photos and more.
Hong Kong Rose
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel rewinds through a drama set in Hong Kong of the seventies, where Confucian family ties and British colonial society embrace Rose's "perfect" marriage to a lawyer from a prominent South African Chinese family. But even before the wedding, a dark underside to that family begins to emerge; Rose must confront the reality of her new life as it unfolds with many surprising twists and turns.
Reunion (German edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: German. Published: May 28, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nach fast dreißig Jahren trifft der amerikanische Kriegsberichterstatter Tony Collins Sam Rith wieder, einen ehemaligen Kindersoldaten der Roten Khmer. Tony hatte dem sterbensmüden, fünfzehnjährigen Sam einst einen Neuanfang in den Vereinigten Staaten ermöglicht...
Retrouvailles (French edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: French. Published: May 28, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tony Collins, un correspondant de guerre américain, et Sam Rith, un ancien enfant-soldat chez les Khmers rouges, se retrouvent trente ans après. Tony a aidé Sam, un adolescent de quinze ans meurtri par la guerre et les camps de réfugiés, à refaire sa vie aux Etats-Unis...
The Doughty Warriors - It's Our Forest Too
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Faris Digital Solutions. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Six children, differing ethnicities, are friends in a fictitious country in South East Asia. They discover that the rain forest is about to be destroyed by the evil palm oil baron who wants to plant palm oil instead. With help from their parents, the villagers, indigenous people, and the creatures of the forest, they eventually manage …
Earth Dance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Earth Dance, the story of four generations of Balinese women, centers on conflicts that arise between the demands of caste and personal desires.Narrated by Ida Ayu Telaga, a Balinese woman in her thirties, the novel shows Balinese women—as depicted by her mother, grandmother and female peers—to be motivated by two factors: the yearning to be beautiful, and the desire for a high-caste husband.
The Painter of Lost Souls
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fast-paced, intensely emotional drama of Indonesian life high and low, set against the tumultuous backdrop of the reformasi era, after the fall of Suharto in 1999. The Painter of Lost Souls is the story of Sito, a brilliantly gifted artist who leaves his home in a poor village in Central Java while still in his teens, to make his name and his fortune in the royal city of Jogjakarta.
Fireflies in Manhattan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fireflies in Manhattan, a collection of short stories by Umar Kayam, brings together significant works representing the three major focal points of this his literary career. The stories produced by Kayam during his literary career vary greatly in subject matter and tone. What binds them together is that in each and every one, one hears the voice of the common man.
Drought
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,070. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Drought, a translation of Iwan Simatupang’s novel, Kering (1972), is a joyous celebration of life and human commitment. Its hero is an ex-student, ex-soldier, and ex-bandit, who decides to transmigrate to one of the outer islands of Indonesia to restart life as a farmer. Drought shows Simatupang writing at the height of his powers and is a lyrical testimony to the strength of the human character.