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Story 18: Little Zhu
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Strange Stories 11-20
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 22: The Boon Companion
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
365 Ways to Get Good Luck! For 2013 Chinese, Wiccan, Jewish, Christian, & Islamic Verses, Prayers, Chants, Mantras, Feng Shui, Spells & Charms to increase Good Energy!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Multivitamins for the Spirit! Hundreds of ways to increase your Good Energy Everyday of the Year. Practical, Spiritual, & Magical Good Luck to Protect and Increase Love, Health, Wealth & Happiness in your life Guaranteed!
Chinese Military: Federal Strategic Perspective Reports - Military Transparency, PLA's Role in Elite Politics, Out of Area Naval Operations, China's Quest for Advanced Military Aviation Technologies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,290. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Four reports from the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies examine crucial issues involving the Chinese military: assessing Chinese military transparency; civil-military relations in China and the PLA's role in elite politics; China's out of area naval operations; and China's quest for advanced military aviation technologies (buy, build or steal).
English/Chinese: The Pillow Book of Carmen Garcia - Enhanced Edition
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Series: Foreign Languages - Enhanced Edition, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
This short story is in English and includes 300 Chinese words right before the English equivalent and they are typed in 60 percent gray; there's no need to hover on the words, so that you can grasp the meaning right away. Please read more in the Author's notes inside the sample.
English Chinese Joke Book
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Series: Language Learning Joke Books, Book 26. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: Chinese. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Cantonese
The English Chinese Joke Book is an excellent way for Cantonese people to practise their English - and for foreigners who are trying to learn Cantonese. Great jokes like: “媽媽,我都十六歲了,能戴胸罩嗎?” “不行,大衛。” or this classic “大夫,大夫,我老是忘事!” “嗯,從什麼時候開始的?” “什麼從什麼時候開始的?
The Chinese Navy: Expanding Capabilities, Evolving Roles - Senkakus, Taiwan, Diaoyu, Paracel, Spratly Islands, Fishery Disputes, Vessels and Equipment, Submarines, Ships, Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,270. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Few issues are as important to U.S. national security analysts as China's military modernization, a process that has benefited directly from the past two decades of dramatic economic expansion. This book addresses the Chinese navy—the People's Liberation Army Navy, or PLAN—the service that has most dramatically benefited from increased defense funding.
The Lesson of the Lost Horse: A Chinese-American Journey of Hope and Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An exhilarating, inspirational page-turner of poignant childhood memories, culture shock, high-tech revolution, global travels, corporate intrigue, uncompromising love, and one woman's search for her Chinese-American identity—set in rural Portuguese Macau and modern-day Chicago.
4 Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This volume contains three previously published short stories, a new story, and an introduction. In the newest piece, "Sweet Suburbia," Sergeant Blakely and his fellow SWAT team officers raid a neighborhood in search of drug growing operations. With a helicopter, Humvee, and thermal imaging camera at their disposal, they come across a suspicious but quintessentially suburban home.