Books tagged: shanghai

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The Last Heavenly King
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: 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.
Odyssey in China
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An interesting and entertaining story of how one man overcame the day-to-day difficulties in the midst of rural China while helping university students learn the English language.
COMPRADOR
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The dollar crashes, driving America to the abyss. Comes a man, reluctantly, but a world-class fixer, who saves the day with the Blue Dollar. The story spans events from America to Europe to Asia, and back again. Memorable stratagems and moments fill the fast-moving plot of this thriller. You'll rememeber Culhane, the inventer of the Blue Dollar and Andrea Warren who sttod with him.
Lucky Joe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Can't a guy ever catch a break? Finding a quick way out of Brummagem seemed like a really good idea at the time, especially when I ran into Lucky Joe, 2 years younger than I and disarmingly charming with looks enough to get both of us in the door. We were off to seek our fortune in the hills above Sonora, California, in 1901, so HOW did we end up on that stinking whaler bound for the Bering Sea?
十二个月·夜谈
You set the price! Words: 310. Language: Chinese. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
这是本关于一年四季的书。 一月我们都要过新年,二月忍不住感慨爱情,三月谈谈女性话题,四月醉心莳花弄草......月复一月,我们习惯了时间。习惯了时间里被忽略的熟稔,被寂静的幸福。我们想象一切,又什么都没有想到。 文字里没有岁月,岁月在我们的脸面、心上。
Welbo Book 2: The Little Green Alien's Space Mission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Welbo Book 2: The Little Green Alien's Space Mission is the second book in the popular Welbo series. After crash-landing on Earth, Welbo, the little green alien, needs to get back to his home on Jupiter's fourth moon. His friends on Earth, Koby, Samantha and Gordon the dog, find themselves part of an adventure of a lifetime. Brilliant, heartfelt and fun. Perfect for readers ready for novels.
Taking the Long Way Home: An Unexpected Adventure from Shanghai to Hangzhou
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Undisputedly, Hangzhou, known for its extravagant natural beauty and thousands of years of tea and silk culture, is simply the most traditionally elegant city in China. It is a "must see" on an China itinerary. But, be careful how you get there!
Middle Eastern Fortune Telling in Shanghai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
Everywhere in Asia fortune tellers are willing, but not necessarily able, to give meaning to your life. They offer you all sorts of prescient methods from which to choose. One can take the results from any method with a grain of salt or put faith in them and live accordingly. I was a pragmatic naysayer, until fortune telling came home to roost one afternoon in a small restaurant in Shanghai.
Shanghai Manholes
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.
Chengdu Business Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
Rising costs and intensified competition in Beijing, Shanghai and other coastal cities have caused many investors to shift their attention to other parts of China.From its rich history to current economic and social developments, lifestyle choices to essential investment tips, Chengdu Business Guide is more than a quick read on investing in Chengdu. This book offers a insider knowledge on Chengdu.