Books tagged: chinese american

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The King of Cherokee Creek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Bud Blossom, Chinese-American owner of floating dockside restaurant The Golden Lotus, is a hard man to work for, a bad man to cross, and a difficult man to befriend. This is a collection of stories--some previously published, some new--about Bud and the people into whose lives he digs his claws. Also includes "The Dragon of North 24th Street", published in Marion Zimmer Bradley's FANTASY Magazine.
Study Guide: The Joy Luck Club (A BookCaps Study Guide)
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Series: Study Guides, Book 52. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to Amy Tan's "The Joy Luck Club," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Beware of the Chinese Mama: Novel Excerpts About the Chinese Mama-fioso
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Why don't you write about your mother, like Amy Tan?" said a friend. I resisted, but my mother crept into my writing. Is she a tiger mother? Not strict enough. Dragon lady? Too disorganized. Girl yelling "Me love you long time?" Uh, try another era. My mother defies stereotype. For my friend, and for anyone else who likes, or fears, or is a Chinese Mama, read and weep over the Chinese mama-fioso.
My Random Life: A Work in Progress
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Price: Free! Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Episodes from the life of an average Asian American guy with depression and bipolar disorder, finding healing and experiencing freedom from shame. Preview portions of a forthcoming book.
Sulan, Episode 1: The League
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A teenage math prodigy defies her parents and secretly trains to be a mercenary.
Journey To Josie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
A Chinese-American adopts a child from China and, along the way, addresses some long-buried issues from being raised in a small California town where his family was the sole Chinese family.
Attack Doll 1: Violet Lost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Chiao is Prime Indigo; he is a member of the fabulous Primes. Protected by an indigo-colored force shield that enhances his strength and speed and keeps his identity secret, he travels all over the world with his fellow Primes, battling monsters, Zoinks, and the mysterious Lily Lee, a beautiful Asian woman who refers to herself as . . . the Attack Doll.
Stryker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,530. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Harold Stryker is okay living alone, in secret, with only his gassy dog for company. Really. But then an earthquake drops him into an old, dark tunnel that leads to Tien—(small girl, with muscles) and Blunt (large girl, with issues)—and to a bunch of Asian slaves they need to rescue from a California ghost town. Fine. He can deal with that too. But the girls are now friends. That has him shaking.
Nerves of Steel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story about my mother, Dr. Shi Ming Hu, and her extraor-dinary journey from China to America, her heartbreaking separation from her husband and family, her lonely days of struggle, her re-markable accomplishments, and a profound love for her children and friends that transcended time and space.