Books tagged: china

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Dream of the Dragon Pool -- A Daoist Quest
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,650. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Dream of the Dragon Pool – A Daoist Quest is a multifaceted novel woven around the historical fact of the death-sentence exile of China’s best-loved poet-adventurer, Li Bo (also known as Li Bai, 701-762 A.D.). This is an adventure story of magic and myth that involves the occult powers of an ancient Chinese shape-shifting vampire written in traditional Chinese-style wuxia (heroic) novel form.
Leave of Absence
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
America is in trouble. President Jack Foster is in year 2 of his anti-drug administration. Jack’s beautiful 23 year old daughter, Katie is kidnapped by a ruthless Chinese drug lord to insure the safe passage of his lethal shipment into the US. Jack can now trust only his brother as he battles ghosts old and new when he takes a secret leave of absence in his attempt to rescue his daughter.
The Education of a Messiah: A Light-Hearted Report
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Price: Free! Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
When androids come to earth and make impossible demands, Paul Heart, messiah #18,432, becomes restless. On an impulse, he travels to China and meets Ato, a Taoist master, who teaches him wisdom he has learned over several lifetimes. Ato has been sent by higher powers to prepare Paul to lead the world to a new age. Despite the tense situation on earth, Ato has a lot of fun carrying out his mission.
The Software Conspiracy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Swaminathan has no idea that he was going to be engaged in a conspiracy until he runs away from the Seattle Police and he becomes a target himself. He uses his project management skills to solve a deepening conspiracy. Also aiding him is a young, charming colleague, Swapna Sawekar, who is not what she depicts herself to be. Together, they run into deepening intrigue amidst chaos.
Essential Writings of Buddhism: The Diamond Sutra and the Lotus Sutra
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,020. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Two classic texts of Mahayana Buddhism.
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.
Confucius Jade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009 by Dudley Court Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
An enigmatic jade carving links the present-day descendants of Confucius with three of the world's wealthiest men, each of whom covets the priceless jade for its promise of long life and redemption. A Japanese pearl magnate, an Arabian oil sheik and an American media mogul find their destinies entwined with the Kong family in this epic tale of tradition, treachery and transcendence.
High Road To Tibet - Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Overland adventurer John Dwyer has less than three months to cross China, Tibet, Nepal and India and he has a to-do list: drink snake blood, get smuggled into Tibet, and hike to Mount Everest. Join him on his epic trek from the Great Wall of China to the Taj Mahal and read about Asia's wildest and most fascinating regions.
Growing Up With Shanghai- 10 Shanghai Soundwalks
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“Growing Up With Shanghai” is a series of soundwalks with young Shanghainese who were born and raised during the rapid modernization of their city in the 1980s and 1990s. These recordings capture not only their most intimate memories of the locations where they grew up, but also the progress and growth Shanghai has undergone in the past 30 years.
The Guys Who Spied for China
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Guys Who Spied for China,a roman a clef exposing Chinese espionage networks in the United States, is a quirky tale of how two disparate men uncovered a network of homegrown spies that had operated in California and across the country for decades. A new twist on the spy drama, this personal and darkly humorous tale captures what it feels like to be thrust into the shadowy world of espionage.