Jack Tate

Biography

China pulsates behind its monolithic public facade, and China Vibe Publishing seeks to capture the essence of China’s transformation. The vibrant post-80′s generation has set the country bouncing and social media is red hot. Hooked into the Information Age, modern Chinese youths are forging a global China and China Vibe is tapping into this kinetic energy. Great potential for societal transformation is building up behind the Great Wall, and the China Vibe is intensifying.

Books

Pony Anne and the Silver Lantern Express
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Pony Anne and the Silver Lantern Express is a fanciful tale of the only female Pony Express rider. On Christmas Eve, 1860 Anne takes the reins for her injured fiancé and delivers the mail. Along the way Anne meets a helpful, but mysterious stranger driving a sleigh across the deep snow. The stranger gives Pony Anne a magical silver lantern that helps her family for generations.
Ode to Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Romance
Ode to Love is a romantic comedy about a charmed musician who pursues his musical aspirations from China to Chicago, and with the help of a timeless melody he triumphs and wins the heart of the woman he loves. This is a movie treatment.
Butterfly Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
This collection of three stories were influenced by the art of Chinese storytelling. The title comes from the ancient Taoist master - Zhuangzi, who wrote of dreaming he was a butterfly. The three tales: The Papermakers' Apprentice, Mountain and Moon, and Sunrise and the North Wind bring to life the elemental of fairy tales. My Chinese name is Bai Daozhuang
The Quintessence of Dust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
These poems and brief essays were collected while I live in China. With much soul-searching, I left America and moved to China to be with the woman I love. I will live part of the rest of my life here. My Chinese name is Zhuang Daobai, which was given to me by my wife: Zhuang - Zhuangzi – the Taoist sage;Dao the unknowable path; Bai - the immortal poet Li Bai.
The Gate of All Wonders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American poet whose pen fell silent after a disastrous divorce and a brilliant Chinese physicist who writes fairy tales to soothe the memory of her murdered lover, must discover the inner strength to overcome their tortured pasts and fulfill the intertwined destinies of four generations of their two families.
The Storybearer: In the Realm of the Flower Phoenix
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Storybearer: revolves around an ancient Chinese scroll book –The Flower Phoenix. The first three panels of the Flower Phoenix scroll-book were originally created by the Tang Dynasty’s greatest poet – Li Bai and one of the dynasty’s greatest artists – Wu DaoZi for the legendary beauty they both loved.

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