Books tagged: modern history

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Dim Sum for Mao
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In 1949 China, just outside the Forbidden City, Chi and Lu, nine-year-old daughters of privilege are sheltered by a loving family, servants and exotic aunts, like opium-addicted Jade. The red revolution is rising just outside the walls of their cloister. Salvation will come in the forms of the crimson-clad nuns of Sacre Coeur, a charmed necklace, a mysterious green-eyed hawk, and Mao himself.
The Flesh of the Gods at Kv62
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On November 4, 1922 the Tomb of Tutankhamun is discovered. A magical realist story inspired by Jorge Luis Borges.
Same God, Different Name: Religious Intolerance in the Modern World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This short book is intended for the average person interested in knowing the range of religious persecution by other religious groups, secular organizations, and societies in general. This book will briefly cover India, Vietnam, the US, and more to cover a range of problems facing religious liberty in the modern world.
We Live Inside Maps Part 1
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Price: $4.95 USD. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / City & Town Life
The book I've created is inspired by the paintings I've made over the years, and my concern for the ecological challenges and environmental issues facing our world.
We Live Inside Maps Part 2
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Price: $9.99 USD. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
We Live Inside Maps Parts One and Two is a simple straightforward explanation to a difficult time in New York City with my artwork, inspired by the United States Housing Bubble, as a background. It is an introduction for readers to the bigger story about the financial buyout of Wall Street.
The Lucky Ones
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Series: Never Forget, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,820. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Book 4 of the Never Forget Saga. Ellie and Viva, daughters of sisters Annie Holland and Iris Lindholm are now eighteen and desperate to make their way in the world without the help of their famous mothers. Fate brings the cousins together and a tentative friendship is formed, but the feud that has divided their family for years threatens to break the fragile bond that has been forged between them.
The New Superpower China
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Who will be the next Superpower? Is this China? It seems modern China is a country of contradictions: a peasant society with some of the world's most futuristic cities, heir to an ancient civilization that is still trying to find a modern identity.
Life Will Have its Way
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,570. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
The lives of two women living behind the Iron Curtain take an unexpected turn when they discover a young girl in the garden outside their building. The girl offers little to explain what she’s doing alone in the city and the women soon realize her presence will lead to events that are certain to alter their future and challenge their perceptions of life and fate.