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City Maps Beijing China
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 300. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
City Maps Beijing China is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map.
Girl Goes To Wudang
Series: The Emily Kane Adventures. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,550. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Action
With Li Li in tow, Emily seeks something new in Wudangshan, the mountain temple complex that gave birth to the Daoist martial arts… but surviving the trip may require more of her old skills.
Environmental Protest and Civil Society in China - Social Media, Environmental Activists, Distance from Beijing, Protests, Internal Migration, Environmental Degradation, NGOs, Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,280. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) appears to have conceded that environmental issues are an area in which people may publicly challenge governmental and commercial actions; however, the movement does not yet appear to have undergone a significant, positive change of scale.
555 Days in Beijing
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015 by Dr Gabrielle. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
555 Days in Beijing is the story of a Canadian teaching English in China. These journal entries talk about the parts of international travel that come up after the honeymoon period; when you’ve settled in and are living and working as a local. They poignantly and humorously highlight the author’s struggle for recognition as a human being in a foreign culture.
A Week With Beijing
Price: $6.12 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Neon Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Chinese poetry
A Week With Beijing – published February 7th 2015 – is Neon‘s second chapbook. This book of twenty-one poems charts the narrator’s relationship with the mysterious Beijing, a woman who personifies the city for which she is named.
Beijing and Beyond: Eating (and spending) our way through China, with personal reflections on China’s coming-of-age criminal justice system... and of my fellow travelers, 1981
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This photograph-rich memoir recounts a three-week trek through China's criminal justice system in 1981, just emerging from the destruction of the Cultural Revolution. You'll visit some seldom-seen institutions, like prisons and reform schools, but also meander through amusing commentary on what it is like to travel with 30 "well-heeled" professionals with an inflated sense of their own importance.
The Peking Incident
Price: Free! Words: 395,510. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In late 1950, America faces disaster in Korea. MacArthur is furious and wants to extend the conflict. He approves a secret effort to divert five atom bombs, intended for a Pacific test, into the theater, to break the Chinese juggernaut. Army investigator Lyle Kitchens discovers the plot. Only Kitchens can stop it…time is running out, world war looms and his greatest adversary isn’t China.
Dark Dimensions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Imar Rahmat hunched over his drink. Through his mind’s eye, he replayed his recent life, which unfolded like a badly choreographed script.But he was beyond caring. Nothing could change that, no matter what he had been told. Looking through the pool of amber liquid in the depths of the glass, he caught a glimpse of a flame-filled room. Wait! Was it possible that he was wrong, after all?
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.