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Beauty and Chaos Essays on Tokyo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tokyo--City of Contradictions? Yes and no! The largest city in the world teems with chaotic energy and serene, human-scale beauty. Want to know the real city? Writing about Tokyo for over 15 years, essayist and professor Michael Pronko opens up Tokyo life and reveals what’s beneath the gleaming, puzzling exterior of the biggest city in the world.
In His Majestys Footsteps
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,960. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
In His Majesty’s Footsteps: A Personal Memoir (Heaven Lake Press, 2006, 329 pp.) offers an intimate, powerful portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the Thai royal family. This is the first personal chronicle in the English language detailing the life and work of the revered Thai monarch during the politically turbulent period of the late1960s and the 1970s.
La China No Existe: Observación Comparativa de la Realidad Moderna en China y lo Panorama Económico, Social y Político en Portugal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: Spanish. Published: October 26, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Customer relations
Este libro se muestra altamente relevante y necesario para los empresarios y políticos de cualquier país, buscando establecer comercio y investimento en China, sino también para aquellos que quieren vivir y trabajar en este país.
China Doesn’t Exist: Comparative Observation of the Reality in Modern China and the Economic, Social and Political Overview in Portugal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Customer relations
This book shows itself highly relevant and necessary for businessmen and politicians of any country, seeking to establish trade and investment with China, but also for those who want to live and work in this country.
Legacy of Fear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A new novel of romantic suspense from award-winning author Ryshia Kennie.
Three Pagodas Pass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Most western critics of the junta that has ruled Burma since 1962—violently suppressing the democracy movement and crushing human rights while dominating the international opium trade—have hesitated to visit the country lest the cost of their trip help to prop up the regime. George Fetherling shared these concerns. But motivated by a desire to see the situation first hand, he resolved to go...
Yaks: Hairy Cows of Asia
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cows, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals
A yak is a hairy animal that lives in Asia. It looks like a big, hairy cow. Yaks are members of the cow family. Like cows, they have four skinny legs and big, round bodies. They also have long noses and horns on top of their head. But a yak is much bigger than a cow. They are between five feet (1.6 metres) and seven feet (2.2 metres) tall. That is taller than a man! Learn more in this fun book!
Thinking in Chinese: The Top 10 Chinese Values & How China Became a Superpower
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Finance
These are the most significant values seen in all the rich and important companies I've seen in China and abroad.
My Jungle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,180. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The world is a jungle! To find happiness one must find his/her own patch. Gabriel’s adventurous life (actually, a fictionalized autobiography) is the search for a culture, which would accept him. As he travels five continents, his accounts reflect the true picture of society in the late twentieth century. The presentation of the world girdling corruption, violence, oppression, and prejudice...
A Traveller in China
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,360. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
For Greg McEnnally a traveller should be a pilgrim and not just a tourist, and the journey itself is just as important as the destination. With this appreciation of life the writer takes us into China - a place many of us may never visit - and provides us with a developing picture of this strident and yet enigmatic country.