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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: 1,696,780. 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: 992,350. 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."
Shirley's Memoirs
You set the price! Words: 3,610. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true brief account of a Chinese woman's life and her struggles with health and growing up
Guism: Psychical Mutations Of Homo Sapiens
Series: Metaphorical Dictionary. Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Gui/guism do not belong to categories of phenomena, special occurrences, rare facts, and cannot be attributed to someone's subjective understanding because it is a universal occurrence available for wide observation. In modern culture, gui are usually called by words "human", "people." Mutations in the form of guism have a psychical pathogenesis, pathological changes.
AIEEYAAA! Learn Chinese the Hard Way
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Top Floor Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Learn Chinese with cartoons! AIEEYAAA is the first book since China invented paper which offers Chinese language learners some well-deserved laughs amidst the suffering. Featuring simplified and traditional characters, Mandarin and Cantonese pronunciation, and a gag cartoon to make each word or phrase memorable and laughable.
My New Life in Vancouver
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
The author, an English Instructor born in Vancouver, shares details about local everyday customs, culture and language that will help you build your new life in Vancouver. This detailed guide will give you a good understanding of the basics of everyday life, so you will feel more relaxed and confident in your interactions with locals. In addition to practical information about life in...
Invincible
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
When Ensign Zhang Tianyou discovers evidence that the Grand Union is fomenting rebellion in the Empire, he is dispatched to investigate the new threat. But will the man known as Zhang the Invincible meet his match at the hands of Han the Demon Sword?
似淡若浓
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
有缘不力取,就别想娶! Sometimes love is very confused, feel weak then feel strong or not strong, when you look back it seems to be affectionate. However, regardless of the fact that love is deep or shallow, it can be remembered in the whole life. XiaoYu is my lifetime memories, can not stay together is what a pity. Love, can be old, can never die.