Books tagged: china

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The Gilded Age, A Time Travel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,610. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Alternative history
The classic time travel to 1895. A New York Times Notable Book. A New York Public Library Recommended Book. Zhu Wong, from 500 years in the future, must travel to 1895 to rescue a Chinese slave girl. She falls in love with the troubled heir to a fading fortune and becomes indentured to the most notorious madam in San Francisco. The choices she makes affect the future and her own life or death.
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
The Old Man of Heron Village
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
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The short story "The Old Man of Heron of Village" is the poignant tale of simple farmer during China's turbulent Cultural Revolution who finds a chance to express his deep love for the man who is a living Buddha to him - Chairman Mao. However, his efforts lead him into a world beyond his understanding.
Love Bites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Peggy is a teenager, working as a model overseas. The last thing she expected was to be swept off her feet by Alexander, the client who hires her. He is everything she is not: Classy, in his mid fifties and business-like. Neither them believe in love. Despite all that, sparks fly when they shake hands. One night, a dinner date soon ends up tumbling into the sheets, But Alexander reveals...
Flags of Sin (A James Acton Thriller, Book #5)
Series: James Acton Thrillers, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,360. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDY Archaeology Professor James Acton simply wants to get away from everything, and relax. A trip to China seems just the answer, and he and his fiancée, Professor Laura Palmer, are soon on a flight to Beijing. But what he doesn't know, is China is about to erupt into chaos.
Rogue Defender
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The fourth installment in the award-winning Rogue Submarine series from best-selling author, John R. Monteith: A CREW OF MERCENARY SUBMARINE SAILORS AND AN EX-U.S. NAVAL OFFICER TAKE ON THE LARGEST MILITARY FORCE ON EARTH.
Ten Months in Guangxi
Price: Free! Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by El Chupacabra Independent. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A record and journal of one traveler's adventures, misadventures, life, time, and more. Follow the author through a ten month journey in southeast China.
Story 24: Miss A-Bao or Perseverance Rewarded
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 19. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 23: Miss Lianxiang
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Intercultural relations between engineering student in Denmark, China and Brazil
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
This Master Thesis for the Henley Executive MBA program, is dealing with both the structural differences as well as the intercultural differencen in relation to teaching exchange student from China and Brazil at Engeneering educations in Denmark.