Books tagged: taiwan

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The Mandarin Club
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,050. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A contemporary Washington mystery with a high tech, China twist . . . A brilliantly-conceived spy novel introducing seven engaging characters whose lives are transformed by crisis. Provocatively detailed through the knowing voice of a prominent Washington expert, this is highly literate fiction. It fuses Big Chill themes with Le Carré rhythms in a post-Cold War story of espionage.
The Journey of a Health Diplomat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book is about the work and life experiences of a medical doctor who spent nearly two years in serving his government and the global health community. The content is the journal of Dr. Che-Ming Yang in 2007-2009 when he was working in the international health field as the Director General of Bureau of International Cooperation, Department of Health, Taiwan (ROC).
From Brunei and Beyond: The Gaijin Girl's Guide to Asian Cuisine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Chinese
Designed as a guidebook to Asian Cuisine, From Brunei and Beyond takes readers through a tour of east and southeast Asia - provided a handy introduction to each country's vocabulary and signature dishes.
The Sullivan Saga: Memories of an Overseas Childhood
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the exotic, funny and sometimes bittersweet stories of an overseas childhood in Asia & Africa from 1957-1972. The author is the daughter of a State Dept. diplomat and through her stories, you can begin to appreciate the adaptability of children to other cultures and the fortitude of parents trying to raise their children to be citizens of the world as well as good Americans overseas.
Scimitar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 183,260. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010 by Why Knot Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It begins with a massive series of explosions that distribute biotoxins through a prestigious west coast gathering. Hundreds of America’s elite are killed and maimed but this is just the first stroke of a coordinated terrorist attack that brings America to her knees. America panics as infrastructure is crippled and the nation's place as a world power is threatened by the rising Chinese Dragon.
China's PLA Air Force
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the history of the Chinese Republic air force from 1947. Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, and the punitve war. The Cultural Revolution Period. The aircraft - reverse-engineeered Soviet types many developed in to more capable indigenous designs with British, French and American avionics and weapons systems. The little known organisation and structure and its objective to 'take-back' Taiwan.
China Bright and Tempting
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 128,640. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
China Bright tells of a conspiracy to force Communist China into the Market economy in 1978. Murderous in their tactics, they plan the collapse of China's leadership. They must be stopped to avoid death on a grand scale and to allow capitalism to mature naturally. Noah is exposed to Capitalism aborning in the illegal businesses that thrive on China's coastline where life is secondary to commerce.
Hanna and Toby's Travel Adventures! Book 1: Ants in pants in Australia!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
ANTS IN PANTS IN AUSTRALIA is the first book of the popular series HANNA & TOBY'S TRAVEL ADVENTURES by Kevin Lee. Join Hanna and Toby on an exciting adventure to Australia where they learn how to help grow a habitat for the koalas. On the way they meet interesting people and animals. Wonderfully written, fun and educational. Ages: 5 - 12. Perfect for children who are ready for novels.
Her Apparitions & Other Human Longings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
LISA FURTADO’S Fatima is a young American girl of the 1980’s. She comes ‘of age’ in the disenfranchised era after the “Flower Power” movement, as the daughter of a proud American military leader. Her father’s frequent absences, and strict, intolerant manner, drive Fatima, (and her mother) into different quests that take them from the mainstream of the American idealized family.
Department of Defense Reports on Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2006 through 2010: People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Communist Party, Weapons, Tactics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Five important DOD reports from 2006 through 2010 provide extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. The reports on military and security developments involving the People’s Republic of China address the current and probable future course of military-technological development of the People’s Liberation Army and Chinese security strategy.