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The Melting Candy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
During the Cultural Revolution, an injured young girl encountered a whore in the OB/GYN ward of a military hospital. Without saying a word, they lived in the same room for 9 days. In complete silence, a bond sprouted between them. And in this brutal, judgmental world. The silent bond kept growing, perhaps only in this little girl's spiritual field.
El Show de Mao
Price: $6.35 USD. Words: 37,110. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuatro décadas han pasado desde la muerte de Mao Tse-tung. La Revolución Cultural trató de reescribir la historia, no lo consiguió. Chou EnLai invitó a Richard Nixon y se abrió al turismo. En 1975 pasé 17 días en China, de Cantón a Pekín. Anticipaba visitas cargadas de historia, arte y ópera. Mi viaje fue muy distinto. Solo el Pequeño Libro Rojo resistió el choque con la realidad: ¡era rojo!
Brushstrokes in Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by Claret. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This memoir of fictional Chinese artist, Little Winter, is written for her American daughter. It takes the story of Communist China beyond the death of Mao and for the first time in fiction shows the birth of the radical art movement,The Stars, in1979. Her haunting love story connects us to this time of hope for freedom of expression in China, and to a man frustrated by ‘being kept in small shoes'
Shattered China Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
The Sun's Eye - A Pharaoh’s Search For Truth
Series: A saga of the desert. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Their reign was erased from the historical record by their enemies and was only brought to light in modern times. The capital that the King (Akhenaten) and his Queen (Nefertiti) had built and where they lived out their dreams along the Nile was in the end abandoned and then crushed to its foundations.
Webster
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Western
A closed world of insiders. An influx of outsiders. Three old graves on Cherokee Bluff, their occupants and secrets long forgotten, become the center of an unusual land dispute when a stranger brings news of past events that will rock a local community's understanding of its history.
Ice Girl in Banlung
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Ice girl lives in Banlung, Ratanakiri, Cambodia. She is a seller. She meets Leo, a wandering Chinese boy. He was released from a Chinese Re-education through Reform labor Camp near the Gobi. He walked to Sichuan, paid his respects to family, then to Fujian where he mentored university students in how to be more human. He walked to Hanoi, Sapa, Saigon, Laos and Banlung collecting stories.
My Half of the Sky
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 207,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Chairman Mao said, "Women hold up half the sky." For Li Hui, a recent university graduate, that means following her dream of becoming a teacher, finding love and fulfilling her family obligations. But her father's debts and demands for an arranged marriage will soon pull her away from everything she truly desires . . . and Li Hui is forced to make her place in China's changing cultural landscape.
The Same Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Educational
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Pearl Zhang was born in China, and grew up during the Cultural Revolution. She was raised in a typically Chinese manner, went to school, got a job and got married, then she went to the United Kingdom, and stayed. Follow Pearl's Journey, from the East to the West, and discover a New World through her eyes.