Books tagged: chinatown

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A Walking Tour of Downtown Washington
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Downtown Washington DC from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Secret of Haunted Bog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Book 2 in the spooky middle grade series, Monster Moon. 12-year-old AJ Zantony had heard rumors about the haunted bog near Old Chinatown. Now, in order to save Vlad, the pirate rat, he and his friends are forced to face the dangers of the spooky marsh: toxic waterways, bog bodies, ghostly apparitions, buried secrets. Even death. Danger lurks with every step. Will they come out alive?
Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story by the Edgar-, Shamus-, and Anthony-winning author of GHOST HERO. In "Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case," Lydia Chin's mother does some detecting of her own.
Shaketown; a Tale of San Francisco's Victorian Underworld
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,680. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Shaketown follows the intertwined lives of an "accidental" Madame who chooses freedom over respectability and a Chinese scholar who defies a city bent on destroying him in San Francisco's Victorian underworld. This unusual family saga--based on real people and events--features strong and clever characters, a great city, murder, true love, and one hell of an earthquake; that's Shaketown!
Prosperity Restaurant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Lydia Chin short story by SJ Rozan
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Chinatown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of San Francisco's Chinatown from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Honolulu! A Walking Tour of Honolulu, Hawaii
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Honolulu, Hawaii is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Key to Mythic Victoria
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The "Key to Mythic Victoria" unlocks the secret to understanding the myths that define Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. From the distant past when Hayls the Transformer changed the landscape through the more recent past when modern Argonauts searched for El Dorado to the present day, the myths and symbols surrounding Victoria bring its underlying layers to life.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
M.I.A. Hunter: China Strike - Book 16 of the M.I.A. Hunter Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
From the underworld of San Francisco's Chinatown to the mean streets of Hong Kong, Stone infiltrates the dark heart of Red China. His men join forces with the infamous 14 K gang - whose loyalty lasts as long as it takes for money to change hands. And the enemy is after them in battalion force. But Stone learned one thing in Vietnam: a determined guerrilla team can pulverize an army regiment...