Books tagged: shanghai

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The Short, Strange Life of Comrade Lin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
This award-winning story follows Comrade Lin Hong as he follows the eerie music of the wilderness surrounding his home city of Shanghai, into a past he thought he had killed...
Habit of a Foreign Sky
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Somewhere between Hong Kong and New York, life does an abrupt shift for Gail Szeto, when her mother, her last family member, is killed in an accident. For Gail, a mixed-race, single mother who had buried her young son less than two years prior, all she has left is a hard-won career at a global investment bank. Life rapidly goes into free fall for this woman with a complicated past.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
I Never Dreamed of Shanghai
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
In the ordinary course of his work Mr. Montgomery is sent to deal with the mysterious Chinese woman who has appeared at the Shanghai police station with the Japanese on her heels and an amazing story to tell. Over the next 48 hours he learns the startling details of her life of adventure, tragedy and fortitude in the face of the Japanese invasion.
The Frank Jay Raven Story
Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00)
The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
Tomorrow City
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
After an armored car robbery goes horribly wrong and leaves four people dead, young ex-con Brendan Lavin flees New York City and attempts to start over again in Shanghai. Tomorrow City is a riveting, literary crime novel that explores the theme of reinvention in Shanghai, the city that’s reinvented itself more than any other in the world over the past generation.
L'Impasse
Price: Free! Words: 31,120. Language: French. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00)
Un guide se met à saigner du nez et déroute une famille, un couple s'installe avec leur fils à Harlem, une fille redécouvre son père lors d'une nuit du nouvel an à Dubaï, un homme s'impose de monter un sommet, deux camionnettes se heurtent à La Paz, un fantôme apparait dans un bureau à Shinjuku... De Paris à Shanghai, de New-York à Tokyo, recueil de nouvelles où voyage rime avec aventure.
Chengdu Business Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
Rising costs and intensified competition in Beijing, Shanghai and other coastal cities have caused many investors to shift their attention to other parts of China.From its rich history to current economic and social developments, lifestyle choices to essential investment tips, Chengdu Business Guide is more than a quick read on investing in Chengdu. This book offers a insider knowledge on Chengdu.
Shanghai Manholes
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.
Middle Eastern Fortune Telling in Shanghai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
Everywhere in Asia fortune tellers are willing, but not necessarily able, to give meaning to your life. They offer you all sorts of prescient methods from which to choose. One can take the results from any method with a grain of salt or put faith in them and live accordingly. I was a pragmatic naysayer, until fortune telling came home to roost one afternoon in a small restaurant in Shanghai.