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Pearls of the Orient 2
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 57,980. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Poetry » Asian poetry
77 pieces, 2oo+ photos & 7oo p. of myth & legend, history, photo essays, poems & humor…Bali’s Basakih Dragon; Bagan’s secrets; Hanoi’s Old Quarter; the Strings of Yangon; Khmer stone carvings; Shanghai’s skyline; the Voluptuous Burmese Alphabet; sumo & cockfighting; LPB alms; KL’s ambition; HK Filipinas; the Great Wall, by dynasty; Tiger Balm; the princess turned goddess, Guan Yin…& more
How She Likes It
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
CEO-in-training, heiress and cosmetics company marvel Isabel Alfonso needs to hire an assistant. She needs to hire someone who is smart and competent to arrange a trip to Shanghai for her to meet with potential business partners. She needs to learn how to let go of her cosmetics company, her baby, in order to take on the CEO role which she’s been groomed for her entire life. What she does not need
Ketsumeidan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 154,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Japan in the early 1930s is suffering badly after a decade of economic depression. Young geisha Aiko Orikasa is convinced Japan is moving towards war in Asia, and ultimately a war with America. Aiko and police inspector Yuudai Sato work against a military determined to take Japan to total war. But forces are working against them as Japan goes to war in China.
Collateral
Series: The Nameless Wanderer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,020. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The search for the truth behind my sister’s suicide led me to the dark side of the glittering Shanghai. Old-school organised crime vied for a comeback while a new breed of criminals forged unconventional partnerships. 120,000 students were caught in the crossfire as a silent but deadly turf war waged on university campuses. I had to know, if my sister was a victim, or a participant.
Self-organizing Order in Modern Coastal Far East
Series: Translation. You set the price! Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
From the perspective of the Shanghai municipality and a possible Shanghai community, the real turning point was the deadly choice in 1869.
Lilli Chernofsky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
With war at their doorstep, Lilli Chernofsky flees Lithuania with her brother Aaron and a group of yeshiva students. Along with other Jewish refugees, Lilli makes a home in the ghettos of Shanghai. Though they managed to escape the horror in Europe, they are now faced with starvation, subhuman conditions, and violence at the hands of Japanese soldiers in Shanghai.
Manhole Manifesto: A Deeper Push
Price: Free! Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Using the Shanghai Municipal Council's (S.M.C.) Annual Reports spanning nearly 100 years, Manhole Manifesto: A Deeper Push builds in the areas Shanghai Manholes, the original book in this series, did not cover, the numbers, costs and people behind the manholes.
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!
Bucket & Broom in China
Price: Free! Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A very funny, light-hearted fictional diary/blog, seen through the eyes of misfit twenty-something Simon Broom. After starting a microbiology course, Simon lands a English teaching job in Shanghai, China, and heads off on a life-changing adventure with quirky girlfriend Julie Bucket. The story covers eight months in the young couple's lives as they struggle to find themselves in an alien culture.
Shanghai Affair (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Wei Liang is a man of the world in 1930’s Shanghai, balancing the demands of filial piety and modern living. His greatest challenge though won’t be what to do with his life, but rather whom to spend it with in this story of tradition vs. transition.