Books tagged: chinese

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Don Quixote in China: The Search for Peach Blossom Spring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
T’ao Yuan Ming, a 4th century Chinese poet, wrote of a mysterious utopia in the remote mountains of China, where generations of Chinese had isolated themselves from China’s wars and rebellions and knew nothing of the outside world. Sixteen centuries later, after sifting through clues leading him to believe it actually exists, Dean Barrett journeyed into China in search of this utopia.
Handbook of the Chinese People's Liberation Army by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency: Armed Forces, History, Doctrine, Command and Control
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this official Defense Intelligence Agency historical document assessed the military of the People’s Republic of China, known as the People’s Liberation Army.
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.
Popcorn Girl in Like
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Julia Sharpe can tell the future using popcorn. That's right, popcorn. It's like using tea leaves, only cooler. But the cute new kid, Darwin Jones, makes all the fortunetellers sick. How can Julia save the day and get Darwin to fall in like with her at the same time? Winner of the InnermoonLit Award for Best First Chapter of a Novel (2008)
Conspiracy to Rape America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
This story is a semi-biographical tale taken from the journals of 1st Lieutenant Ben R. Games, 4th Fighter Squadron, USAF, written from 1948–50 during the start of the Korean War. This war or "Police Action" was fought with the United Nations establishing the rules of engagement. These rules were designed to give advantage to the Communist Chinese soldiers who out-numbered the Americans 5-1.
Bedtime Myths For Children of All Ages: Solar Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Language Development Company, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
These are the stories, freely embellished, told by the author to the continuous delight of the children in her life, and now shared with the world at large! These stories are based on myths involving the Sun, told in the order of the Sun's journey.
The Yellow Banana
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: Australian English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
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"The Yellow Banana" explores the life journey of a 16-year old Malaysian student migrant in Australia. Sent by his family, in the 1970s, with a quest to find success in the new country, he arrived in Australia without knowing where he would spend his first night. This humorous yet poignant book tells the true story of this student’s 30-year life changing experience.
The Second Wedding of Doctor Geneva Song
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Geneva Song's Chinese wedding ceremony is traditional, but she marries outside of her race and culture. This ancient ritual sets in motion a fateful journey from the light to the dark for Geneva, her Spirit Sister, and the men who love them.
Ordinary People Extraordinary Planet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
"This is a must read... I recommend it 100%." - Inspirational Woman Magazine Based on interviews collected from Ray Leonard's radio show which is listened to in 75 countries, Ordinary People Extraordinary Planet includes incredible stories of a dozen people's triumphs over adversity. 25% of profits are donated back to the featured charities. The people in this book will uplift and inspire you!
Returning My Sister's Face and Other Far Eastern Tales of Whimsy and Malice
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Enchantment, peril and romance pervade the shadowy Far East. In these dozen stories of adventure and magic from the Orient, a maiden encounters an oni demon in the forest, a bride discovers her mother-in-law is a fox woman, a samurai must appease his sister's angry ghost, and dark and light are two sides of harmony. A striking debut collection from Eugie Foster.