Books tagged: chinese culture

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Wall of Bones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A bereaved witch defies the emperor and topples the Great Wall with her song of grief. A short story fantasy retelling of the traditional Chinese love story, "The Tears of Lady Meng Jiang."
The Boat Girl and the Magic Fish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The Boat Girl and the Magic Fish is a tender introduction to one of the lifestyles that has long identified Hong Kong as a place unique in the world. Khu-choi, a boat girl who has grown up on a Chinese junk at sea, must join in the progress and go ashore to school. There she experiences the shock of seagoing fisherfolk as they resettle on shore and she is mocked by her schoolmates.
Comparison of Learning Classical Singing between European and Chinese Singers
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Voice
This new book compares East-West learning styles in classical singing. Even if there are language barriers, the common denominator of song has always knocked down the walls of cultural differences to bring about the enjoyment of music. The book is for singers and music teachers who grapple with differences in singing techniques, languages and cultures.
The Gate of All Wonders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American poet whose pen fell silent after a disastrous divorce and a brilliant Chinese physicist who writes fairy tales to soothe the memory of her murdered lover, must discover the inner strength to overcome their tortured pasts and fulfill the intertwined destinies of four generations of their two families.
Good Fortune
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Chinese wisdom secretly passed through handwritten fortunes guides the lives of two men from different cultures connected by the guidance of Tong, a wise and aged Chinese gentleman. Embarking on journeys of change, each man must overcome adversity in order to find happiness. In time they discover that in order to succeed, one may have to seek beyond the obvious for answers.
Embryos in Space
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
The Empress of Edom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,110. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Princess Gudrid is secretly in love with Islwyn the Disciple, but then King Akamar betroths her to the far-off Emperor of Menggu. Will Gudrid marry Islwyn, or will she become the Empress of the planet of Edom, in order to seek revenge on King Akamar for killing her father?
My Half of the Sky
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 207,260. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Chairman Mao said, "Women hold up half the sky." For Li Hui, a recent university graduate, that means following her dream of becoming a teacher, finding love and fulfilling her family obligations. But her father's debts and demands for an arranged marriage will soon pull her away from everything she truly desires . . . and Li Hui is forced to make her place in China's changing cultural landscape.
Five Elemental Dragons: Cycles One and Two
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 46,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ten interconnected short stories written for the Chinese Year of the Dragon. In the mythical land of Shinwa, dragons play a part in people's lives. Young women find courage and strength in their dragon guardians at a critical point in their country's history.
A Bridge to the Mountain
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This story of evangelist and musician, Paul Chang, hangs on a background of Chinese history and culture. We meet young Paul (Chang Bao-wha) fleeing China ahead of the Communist army; he reaches Hong Kong and the West. In China, his father died in a communist prison. An educated Paul later returns to China to see his father's memory 'rehabilitated' and to make a mark on the growing Chinese Church.