Books tagged: chinatown

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A Walking Tour of Downtown Washington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Downtown Washington DC from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Secret of Haunted Bog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00)
Book 2 in the spooky middle grade series, Monster Moon. 12-year-old AJ Zantony had heard rumors about the haunted bog near Old Chinatown. Now, in order to save Vlad, the pirate rat, he and his friends are forced to face the dangers of the spooky marsh: toxic waterways, bog bodies, ghostly apparitions, buried secrets. Even death. Danger lurks with every step. Will they come out alive?
Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story by the Edgar-, Shamus-, and Anthony-winning author of GHOST HERO. In "Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case," Lydia Chin's mother does some detecting of her own.
Shaketown: The Madam's Daughter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,620. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Sex is never discussed in the polite drawing rooms of San Francisco society, though there's plenty to be had, from the dank cribs of Chinatown to the glittering sporting houses of the beau monde. Based on real characters from San Francisco's history, this is the story of outsiders who rise to command an underworld empire, forge a family of misfits, and discover true friendship, loyalty, and love.
Prosperity Restaurant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Lydia Chin short story by SJ Rozan
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Chinatown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of San Francisco's Chinatown from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Honolulu! A Walking Tour of Honolulu, Hawaii
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Honolulu, Hawaii is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Key to Mythic Victoria
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00)
The "Key to Mythic Victoria" unlocks the secret to understanding the myths that define Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. From the distant past when Hayls the Transformer changed the landscape through the more recent past when modern Argonauts searched for El Dorado to the present day, the myths and symbols surrounding Victoria bring its underlying layers to life.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
M.I.A. Hunter: China Strike - Book 16 of the M.I.A. Hunter Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
From the underworld of San Francisco's Chinatown to the mean streets of Hong Kong, Stone infiltrates the dark heart of Red China. His men join forces with the infamous 14 K gang - whose loyalty lasts as long as it takes for money to change hands. And the enemy is after them in battalion force. But Stone learned one thing in Vietnam: a determined guerrilla team can pulverize an army regiment...