Books tagged: china

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The Magic Chinese Dragon
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Series: The Magic Dragon, Part 1 Book. Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A cargo ship going to China carrying sapphire gemstones from Sri Lanka goes past a unknown volcanic island called Slinga Island. Between a destructive dragon summoned from a chinese cash coin and a erupting volcano. Will everyone on the ship survive?
Beijing Vampires
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,410. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dracula has found a new home in Beijing. Kung Fu, Vampires, Big Business, International Banking, and Lost Treasure await you. Come and have a look.
A Year in China
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A Year in China is the Journal of a mother with 2 toddlers that followed her husband across the world. Leaving their comfortable house in a small city in Michigan to go to a rural Chinese city with 2 million people. This shows what daily life in Asia is really like. It is from the perspective of a stay at home mom who supported her husband's dream to teach English in a foreign land.
14 Fun Facts About the Yangtze: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
The Yangtze River is known by many names. From its headwaters in the glaciers of Tibet, it drops nearly 16,000 feet (5000 metres) on its journey to the East China Sea. For millions of years it has cut its path through mountains and deep gorges and along broad, flat valley plains, taking water from thousands of rivers and lakes. Here are some fun facts about this magnificent river.
The Tortoise and the Maiden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Bing Yu meets a magical tortoise at the village well. He gives her good advice and helps her mother. But her father needs help too. As a respectful daughter, of course Bing Yu wants to do everything she can. But what price is Bing Yu willing to pay? This is a historic fantasy, set in Tang dynasty China.
岁时记-24节气私家美食 The Rememberance of Times
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
This is a book that can read for the whole year. It show Chinese traditional 24 solar terms also with the seasonal food, from this double angle, readers can understand Chinese culture more. The author graduate from Fudan university, Chinese department, with literary skills and reading background, therefore can introduce folklore and cuisine informative more interesting.
A Nation of No Losers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,200. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This book provides ultra simple but refreshing solutions to most of our problems from unemployment to foreign policy. We should live peacefully with China by resolving all conflicts and respecting each other. This is a political satire on the U.S. and China.
The Pearl of Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,340. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
If money is the root of all evil, then the Pearl of Allah is the judge, jury and executioner. Based on a true story, follow Timoteo Matito, his family scattered by war, on an epic journey from the Philippines to America in search of a pearl that caused his father’s death in the jaws of a giant clam while pearl diving off the coast of Palawan.
Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds - American Intelligence Agency Report on the Megatrends, Gamechangers, and Black Swans of the Future, the Rise of China, Alternative World Scenarios
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This important report from the American National Intelligence Council (NIC) was released in December 2012. Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds is the fifth installment in the National Intelligence Council's series aimed at providing a framework for thinking about the future.
Red Spirit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,180. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
n this explosive geo-political thriller Humphrey Hawksley draws on years of experience as the BBC's most respected expert on Asian politics and international affairs to create a taut and compelling story that captures a moment when China was about to re-emerge as a global power. "Draws on his experience as a BBC correspondent to produce a novel of considerable power" - The Times