Books tagged: shanghai

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Journey from Shanghai
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Rafaella Bardini, her Chinese mother and Italian father, are exiled from Communist China. With almost no money, the family tries to resettle in Italy.
Stone of Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Mai-yeen and Rafaella Bardini emigrate from Rome, Italy, and plunge into life in America. It is a new life, new environment, with surprises.
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.
Odyssey in China
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: 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.
The Gathering Place: Stories from the Armenian Club in Old Shanghai
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 60,980. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The personal histories in The Gathering Place offer a fresh take on the immigrant experience during a time of momentous change in Asia. Their travels coincide with war, economic depression, revolution, banditry and military occupation during the most turbulent period in modern history—a period that covers what some call the ‘Modern Dark Age’—the first half of the twentieth century.
COMPRADOR
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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
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You set the price! Words: 310. Language: Chinese. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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!