Books tagged: guangzhou

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Industrial Parks in Guangdong
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
Foshan is situated in the central and southern part of Guangdong Province in the Pearl River Delta. It takes only two hours to drive from Foshan to Hong Kong or Macau, and one hour to drive to Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province. Foshan covers an area of 3,848 sq km and has a total population of 5.95 million. The city enjoys a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot summers.
The Last Heavenly King
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In this first part of Triptych of Times Hong Kuiyuan tells his personal story of the collapse, in 1864, of the Christian theocracy established by his uncle, the first Heavenly King, during 'the Taiping Rebellion' in China. His relatives, including the new King, are killed by the imperial Qing, but the sixteen-year-old Kuiyuan manages to survive. Later in life he will write this historical novella.
Wheelchair Around the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 148,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Patrick and Anne Simpson had a not so uncommon dream to travel the world upon their retirement. A major obstacle had to be crossed before this dream could become a reality. Anne, debilitated by a rare joint disease, would be confined to a wheelchair for much of their eight-month journey. Wheelchair Around the World is their heartwarming and inspiring account of a couple living out their dream.
Hacked: A Hong Kong Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A famous, yet jaded, English correspondent, Peter Wolf, lands in Hong Kong to research an article. When the news story falls through, he heads to Guangzhou and eats a slimy bowl of Dragon Tiger Phoenix Soup. One ingredient, a palm civet, infects Wolf with a dangerous virus. Wolf returns to Hong Kong feeling ill and he is in for the fight of his life.
Operation Lotus Sunday
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
An American couple's troubled marriage is put in further danger when they become embroiled in a CIA operation as they tour China with their children.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
The Ghost of Lotus Mountain Brothel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Alice Ling Yoo, also known as Ling Ling, is a working girl in China. This is her diary. The story of an average girl with big dreams. Times are changing. Asia is overrun with foreign businessmen of questionable character. Political upheaval is on everyone's mind. An economic future uncertain. Historic times. The year is 1911, but it could just as well be today. For China lovers of all eras.