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Hundred Ghosts Soup
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Curiosity Quills Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Coming of age
A Beijing orphan is nearly eighteen. He wants a family and a name, if only for a while. He hacks adoption papers to get them. He also gets: a long train ride into an empty station in a ghost town. Ghosts. Their leaders, calling themselves Mr. and Mrs. Vulpin, are his new parents. They are illusion-casting fox spirits, glamorous, clever, and trapped. They need him to free themselves of the ghosts.
View by Qi
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Magic, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Qi is a concept that is mentioned in many feng shui subjects. The ancient Chinese people perceive things by the Qi. Today this think exists parallel with perception of things by elementary particles. You have to learn about Qi to get acquainted and feel it.
Applications of the Yin-Yang and Bagua
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Astrology, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Yin-Yang and Bagua are two basic platforms in Chinese metaphysics Storage. Today, they are still used to explain many of the phenomena of nature, society and people in oriental subjects. Their applications are present in most feng shui methods. So if you want to learn Feng Shui then you must learn Yin-Yang and Bagua. This small book is a timely response to the needs of readers.
How China Wins: A Case Study of the 1979 Sino-Vietnamese War - Analysis of the Parallels and Differences Between the Chinese Communist Party Under Deng Xiaoping That Waged War and Today's CCP
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a historical case study of the Sino-Vietnamese War of 1979. In February 1979, China, under Deng Xiaoping's leadership, launched a ground war against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. After three weeks of combat using mainly ground forces, the Chinese secured their operational objectives, then quickly withdrew.
Chinese Phrasebook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018 by drkameleon. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Phrasebooks, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
An easy-to-use phrasebook, vocabulary and dictionary reference for anyone interested in learning Chinese. Ideal for travelers!
Holy Bible 圣经 - 诗篇、箴言、传道书、雅歌
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 510. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
最新中文圣经译本《禧年本》 (电子版)! . 本书包含《禧年本》圣经旧约的诗篇、箴言、传道书、雅歌。其印刷版和电子版都可在亚马逊网站购买。《禧年本》其他书卷也将陆续出版。请你到访我们的网站www.xnben.org, 以了解最新出版消息. 请往下看译文选载:诗篇 第十八篇
Hong Kong, What If...?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Historical » General
If just one or two small things had differed, prior to the 1997 hand-over to China, Hong Kong would likely still be a British colony. The book is divvied into three sections: #1. History of HK from 17th century. #2. History of the actual hand-over, and #3. Fictitious account of how things could have differed if Britain's 'Iron Lady' hadn't acted like pewter, and instead stood up to the Chinese.
Iron Rice Bowl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018 by Lorraine. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The name Loo Shang means ''the way to get riches''. For this child of a dispossessed Chinese family, there were no riches. His life was hard. An immigrant, alone, at age 14, his life was harder. Enriched with extensive exposition of Chinese history, customs and beliefs, Iron Rice Bowl is Loo Shang's inspiring story of struggle, challenges, and eventual success as the Australian, Tom Kwok.
Dogs and Pussycats in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 1,837,900. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Example of an entry: The Chinese zodiac glyph meaning "canine, dog (male), bitch (female)" is 戌, and when combined with "flowing fluids" (氵) and "flaming in heat" (火), the resulting glyph means "to extinguish, quench." Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting that when animals in heat achieve fluid flows, sexual libido is quenched for a time. More than 800 other glyphs are analyzed.
Children in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 1,088,160. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of some entries: One of the Chinese glyphs meaning "child" is 子. When the element 乃 (to possess, possessive grammatical case) is added, the resulting glyph means "pregnant" (孕). Combine 子 with "plate, tray" (皿), the meaning becomes "firstborn son" (孟, the one who gets the food). And, with 犭 (pig, dog, animal) added to 孟, the meaning is "aggressive, ferocious, suddenly violent."