Books tagged: shanghai

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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.
Lilli Chernofsky
Pre-release—available January 23, 2018. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published 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.
City Maps Shanghai China
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 300. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
City Maps Shanghai China is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map.
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!
Du Yuesheng The Lord of Shanghai
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese secret societies were transformed into criminal organizations that would monopolize many trades. The most prestigious of them will bear the name of Green Band. And the most prestigious of the heads of the Green band will be Du Yuesheng, Du the big ears for his detractors.
Bucket & Broom in China
Price: Free! Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00)
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.
Shanghai Heat
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 83,740. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.50)
Join Tom Hope on his white-knuckle ride to save the world and discover himself. This story explodes out of an advertising agency into the streets of Shanghai, the paradise of adventurers. Tom deals with mercenaries, spies, a former lover, frightening trips and more dangers than James Bond’s had martinis. The clock ticks. Shanghai's heat rises. Death comes onto the agenda. And rebirth. But whose?
Il villaggio della gente che sorride
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: Italian. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Quando l'uragano coglie una pianta debole, solitaria e con le radici poco profonde, solitamente la sradica e ne provoca la morte. Ma se ad opporsi è una foresta di alberi robusti e ben piantati, allora è l'uragano a soccombere e a dividersi in due per superare l'ostacolo e proseguire indebolito la sua corsa.
The Lost Torah of Shanghai (A Lily Kovner Mystery, #2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lily Kovner, while scoffing at her nickname, the “Jewish Miss Marple,” undertakes the improbable quest of finding a Torah gone missing in Shanghai. Political intrigue and long-buried resentments of an ancient community figure into a journey plagued by threats, physical attack and murder. And the ultimate unraveling of the theft opens a Pandora’s box of personal history in a Jewish community...