Books tagged: chinese

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Wake Island
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Sam Warren. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
The train is hijacked by the prisoners and they escape to form a renegade bunch which turn the Japanese occupiers into twists and turns trying to re-capture them. There are American Marines, Australians, and several Chinese captors who are very inventive. They are there for over two years and finally taken out to return to duty. Lively action, personal heroism, and life and death struggles.
The List
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
When Oona's husband asks for an open marriage, she kicks him to the curb and makes a list. A list of the guys not taken. The first guy she really loved. The guy who morphed into Dr. McDreamy. And the smokin' yoga teacher with abs of titanium. The List of all the guys she coulda-woulda-shoulda. Now Oona can. She will. And she should. The List. Because a few good men are the best revenge.
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converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this official Defense Intelligence Agency historical document assessed the military of the People’s Republic of China, known as the People’s Liberation Army.
You Dirty Rat
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Laoshu can tell you the true story, for he was there. You see, the story of the Chinese Zodiac is not what we have been told, and Laoshu is here to set the record straight with wit and keen insight into all things Chinese. This short story comes from The Zodiac Schmodiac Story Cycle, 1st Course: Kung Pao Flavored Short Stories by Adam Tervort and is free for download.
The Legend of Green Snake and White Snake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As far as demons go, Miss White and Miss Green were pretty good. They tried their best to do good deeds and consume as few humans as possible. It was hard work, being a nice demon, but they both really tried. Epic battles and romance await in this irreverent novella retelling of the classic Chinese story, part of The Zodiac Schmodiac Story Cycle, 1st Course: Kung Pao Flavored Short Stories.
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.