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2012 The Awakening
By Bill Douglas
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 114,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Category: Fiction
A young woman finds herself at the center of a global human awakening. Filled with self doubt, exhileration, fear, and limitless possibility, her adventure leads into a storm of danger. Unknown to her, humanity is experiencing the same self doubt and unraveling of their lives, as they too are experiencing this massive shift in consciousness. Deepak Chopra called 2012 The Awakening "A Gift!"
Journey to Lhasa in Tibet
By Brian Lawrenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
An ancient, beat-up, rusty Chinese bus is the transport to Lhasa from Nepal. It providing an unforgettable travel experience. Visit the ten storey high Potala Palace once the home of the Dalai Lama and his Summer Palace and the monasteries of Sera and Deprung.
Beijing City of Emperors
By Brian Lawrenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Visit Beijing the seat of 24 Emperors and experience the highlights of Chinese culture, history and foods. Try the night Food markets and experience the full ceremony of Peking Duck. Walk the Great Wall of China and visit the site of the 2008 Olympic Games.
China Silk Road Adventures
By Brian Lawrenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Travelling by train across the Silk Road from Beijing to Kashgar is an established tourist route. It offers adventure, history and an opportunity to meet some of the cultures that you’ll find along the Silk Road. This is the story of a couples quest to meet these people, of experiencing their culture and their foods. The journey ends as they connect up with the Karakorum Highway into Pakistan.
The Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors
By Brian Lawrenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The history of the Terracotta Warriors is one of China’s most intriguing mysteries. Since the first remains were found in 1974, excavation of the site has continued. In the last 10 years a number of significant breakthroughs have been made, including advances in protecting the colors of the warriors. Hundreds of new excavations have found an amazing collection of animals, people and artefacts.
Industrial Parks in Jiangsu
By China Knowledge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Changshu, a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Suzhou, is situated in the southeastern part of Jiangsu Province in the Yangtze River Delta. Changshu is bordered by Taicang to the east, Kunshan and Suzhou to the south, Wuxi and Jiangyin to the west, the Yangtze River to the north and Zhangjiagang to the northwest.
Industrial Parks in Shanghai
By China Knowledge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Shanghai, the economic and financial center of mainland China, is located on China’s eastern coast at the mouth of the Yangtze River. One of the four municipalities under the direct control of China’s central government, Shanghai has two central business districts: Lujiazui in Pudong, and the Hongqiao area in Puxi.
Industrial Parks in Zhejiang
By China Knowledge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Cixi, a county-level city under the administration of Ningbo, is situated in the coastal part of eastern Zhejiang Province. It is situated only 70 km from Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, one of the most important deep-water ports in China. The country’s economic hub, Shanghai, is just on the other side of the sea, while Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, is only 145 km away.
Industrial Parks in Guangdong
By China Knowledge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Foshan is situated in the central and southern part of Guangdong Province in the Pearl River Delta. It takes only two hours to drive from Foshan to Hong Kong or Macau, and one hour to drive to Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province. Foshan covers an area of 3,848 sq km and has a total population of 5.95 million. The city enjoys a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot summers.
Industrial Parks in Fujian
By China Knowledge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Fuzhou, on the coast of Fujian, is the province’s capital. It has been nicknamed “Rongcheng” because there are many ficus trees in the area. Fuzhou Port, the nation’s 15th largest port, handled 1.2 million TEUs in 2008.