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Book: EMAILS FROM CHINA [Two Aussie Teachers Far From Home] by Robert Mitchell
These are the emails which we sent home to Australia from the two schools in China at which we were teachers. They were written as our lives progressed from day to day. Our thoughts were written down as we then felt them, not a year or more later when memories had dimmed. They were written days and sometimes only hours after the experiences and emotions which they describe. They were written to [...]
 
Book: Learn Chinese through Songs and Rhymes by Lydia Lin
*** Free downloadable audio files for the songs and the Chinese lessons *** Please visit my blog site at http colon slash slash teachmechinese.wordpress.com to get the download link. If you purchased a used copy of "Learn Chinese through Songs and Rhymes", it may be an earlier edition of the book that mentions an old URL for the audio files. In that case, please visit my blog site and click on [...]
 
Book: Dragons of China Picture Book - Dragon Pictures and an introduction to Chinese Dragons for children by Christina Huo
Dragons of China Picture Book, a children's book about dragons, is a fascinating window into the world of dragons in Chinese and other Asian cultures with beautiful images and insightful descriptions. Written by Christina Huo, "Dragons of China Picture Book" is the first in her "Chinese Culture for Kids" series for children of all ages. Christina Huo grew up in China and now lives with her [...]
 
Book: Cooking Chinese Takeaway Food at Home by Paul Higham
Have you ever eaten takeaway food from a Chinese Takeaway and wondered if it was possible to make it at home in the comfort of your own kitchen?. Well the good news is that it is easily possible with just a few ingredients to completely replicate any authentic Chinese Takeaway dish. This book contains recipes directly from Chinese Takeouts and is a fascinating and useful book to recreate the [...]
 
Book: Boudicca - Britain's Queen of the Iceni (The Legendary Women of World History Book 1) (Chinese Edition) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
" " 43 Now you can read Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni in Chinese language edition! In the year 43 CE Roman rule in Britain seemed absolutely certain -- until a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul met King Prasutagus of the Iceni to change history forever. Rise up for liberty with the true story of Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni and discover one of the most [...]
 
Book: Joshua's Revenge by Richard L. Wren
Joshua is a world renowned Martial Arts expert working as a Yosemite Park Ranger. He is assigned the task of finding and eliminating a Chinese gang that is killing and eviscerating Yosemite Park bears for Chinese medicine and that have killed his Ranger partner. The chase ranges from the back woods of Yosemite to the back alleys of San Francisco's Chinatown. Kidnappings, murders, gang warfare and [...]
 
Book: Beyond the Sand Creek Bridge by Scott Wyatt
1882. Northern Pacific Railroad Camp, Idaho Territory. The body of Sheriff Roger Langston is found beneath the Sand Creek Bridge. Chinese railroad worker Wong Hok-Ling is charged with murder days after the unexpected arrival of his fiancee, Mei-Yin, who has escaped her unscrupulous father and stowed away aboard a ship bound for America. Jason McQuade, the territory's newest lawyer, must defend [...]
 
Book: Dark Eye of the Jaguar by Robert Mitchell
An antique mahogany campaign writing box is purchased from an old man at the Dirt Market in Beijing. A gold bishop's cross is found inside a secret compartment, long hidden since the last days of the Boxer Rebellion in 1900. At the centre of the cross is a large Columbian emerald, said to be cursed. In another secret compartment there is an un nished letter telling of a brass chest containing [...]
 
Book: BENEATH YELLOW CLAY by Robert Mitchell
For fifteen hundred years the tomb of a general buried during the Three Kingdoms dynasty has remained hidden beneath the pale yellow clay of Shanxi Province; guarding the secret to the mysterious tomb of the first great emperor of China - Qin Shi Huang. Two young Melbourne University tutors believe they can break into the general's tomb, believe they can loot the tomb of its ancient artefacts, [...]
 
Book: Tales From Gulu by Camille Khairallah
This book is a summary of what it is like to visit Gulu, Uganda through CVAP (Concordia Volunteer Abroad Program) and it is dedicated to past, present and future participants of the program. It reflects my personal opinion on what I have experienced in Acholiland and helps the reader imagine what it is like to live in such an environment. This book is not only dedicated for CVAPers per se, [...]
 
Book: I Guess We Missed the Boat - A Travel Memoir by Barry Finlay
Seniors Reminisce About Travel! When eight intrepid Canadian seniors, brought together by marriage and with retirement in common, sit reminiscing about their travel experiences, the memory banks open and funny events start to spill out. Cowboy Ron, Ed the Negotiator, Joke-a Minute Jim and Practical Carol are part of the motley crew comprising the author's contingent of six in-laws. Each, at one [...]
 
Book: Tethered - The Life of Henrietta Hall Shuck, the First American Woman Missionary to China by Brenda H. Cox
Based on a true story, Tethered tells the story of Henrietta H. Shuck who leaves her home in Richmond, Virginia in 1835 to travel 19,000 mies on the ocean with her husband Lewis through Calcutta, Burma, Penang, and Singapore before reaching Chinese soil in Macau. Their mission is a dangerous one in a country known for imprisoning and torturing Christians. Through successive bouts of illness, [...]
 
Book: Welcome to Bangkok - Only guide you need by Petri Rahikkala
Bangkok certainly lives up to its reputation as most dynamic and intriguing cities in Asia. Bangkok is huge. You really have no idea how overwhelming it is until you see it for yourself, it is beyond simple description. It's the city where ancient rhythms and a modern beat are in harmony, skyscrapers and golden temple spires define the sprawling skyline. For food lovers, Bangkok is a gem. No [...]
 
Book: The Skinvestigator - Tramp Stamp (The Sunshine State Trilogy) by Terry Cronin
The sign in front of Harry's office read "The Poe Skin Cancer Center"; It should have said "Here Comes Trouble!" Dermatologist and family man, Doctor Harry Poe, is dragged into a murder investigation and finds himself hip-deep in the unexpected world of illicit cosmetic surgery, tattoos, and flesh. "The Skinvestigator is for page-turner mystery fans." - Midwest Book Review - "It got under my [...]
 
Book: Behind The Smile by Owen Jones
Behind The Smile is the heart-wrenching, poignant story of Lek, a Thai bar girl in Pattaya. This is book one - 'Daddy's Hobby' Book two is called 'An Exciting Future' Book three, 'Maya - Illusion' - and - Book four, 'The Lady in The Tree' Book five, 'Stepping Stones' Book six, 'The Dream' Lek was born the eldest child of four in a typical rice farming family. She did not expect to do anything any [...]
 
Book: Living The Big Sky Life - Urban Tales Of My Tortured Tenure In by DK King
"Living The Big Sky Life" is a clever memoir by DK King that will take you on a healing journey from the outside in - from the coastlines of Orange County, California, to the big sky resort town of Whitefish, Montana. In a written voice that can be described as nothing short of audacious - real, raw and irreverent - DK King portrays her powerful passage through the peaks and valleys of love and [...]
 
Book: Hopeless by William Munns
Hopeless is a thoroughbred race horse with a breeder pedigree so discouraging that the owner feels the name perfectly describes the stallion's racing prospects. But the owner, a Chinese American lady, knows the feeling of being written off as worthless. Medical problems forced her to have a hysterectomy when she was 17, and being unable to have children, she was deemed worthless as a prospective [...]
 
Book: Butterfly, a Novel by Julie O'Yang
Set against the backdrop of the Second World War/Sino-Japanese war (1931-1945), the story centres around the fatal love between a married Chinese woman and a young Japanese soldier. However, the fantastic tale is not as simple as its plot suggests. In the forties of the 20th century, one summer day, on the bending shore of the magical, eternal river Yangtze, a woman meets a young stranger she [...]
 
Book: Hollywood Stories - a Book about Celebrities, Movie Stars, Gossip, Directors, Famous People, History, and more! by Stephen Schochet
2012 Global Ebook Award Winner - Entertainment and Performing Arts Non-Fiction - "A WILD, FUN RIDE THROUGH TINSEL TOWN, PAST AND PRESENT!" -- Jan Wahl, KCBS AM/FM & KRON-TV - At high noon on a cold November day in 1974, sixty-seven-year-old John Wayne faced off with the staff of the Harvard Lampoon on the famous campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The students had issued their challenge by [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to China by Jack L. Roberts
"A Kid's Guide to China" is a colorful, easy-to-read book for kids about this fascinating country where one-fifth of the world's population live. From the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China to life in China today, the book provides young readers an inside look at one of the world's oldest civilizations that today is a very modern country. "A Kid's Guide to China" is the first print [...]
 
Book: Taichi - The Story of a Chinese Master in America by Marc Meyer
A T'ai Chi Master embarks on a new life by moving to New York City in the mid 1960's but is surprised by the level of social unrest and violence he encounters. Told through the eyes of his young nephew, "Taichi" sends the reader through a New York besotted by the hippie movement, and provides a small glimpse into the hidden world of yesteryear's martial arts, practiced only in small enclaves of [...]
 
Book: Century Sentence - A Chinese Accusation Against All of the World by Xue Chun Xu
This book consists of three parts: 1. The commentary on China The commentary on China proceeds from the analysis of the Chinese political phenomena on the basis of the creation of human consciousness, subconscious, culture, and the origin of Chinese culture in order to provide opinions on China's reform from the perspective of an ordinary worker and to try to change the political environment in [...]
 
Book: Paths Less Travelled of a Scholar Warrior (Spy) Teacher Healer by Hon K. Lee
A personal memoir by Hon K. Lee describing his adventures: growing up in New York's Chinatown; being a combat Marine; running CIA clandestine operations; teaching Chinese martial arts; and treating patients with Chinese medicine and acupuncture. His story begins with Lee as a scrawny runt in a Chinese immigrant family. He gets bullied so often he yearns to be like the kung fu heroes he sees in [...]
 
Book: Feng Shui Every Day by Roy Anthony Shabla
Newly revised and updated. This is a practical feng shui book anyone can use. Simple, clear ideas about architecture that will change your life. Includes secret information most masters will not reveal. Do not buy or remodel a house without it. This book is your most important purchase during difficult economic times. Highly praised by feng shui experts. Feng shui is the ancient science of [...]
 
Book: Damaged Cargoes by David Turri
.The story unfolds during the summer and autumn of 1870. It begins on the China coast. The protagonist, Thaddeus Galt, a mission priest, discovers, in the hold of a junk stranded on a sandbar, the bodies of thirty Japanese children, drowned in a storm. The children originated in the port of Kobe. Galt goes to Kobe to find those responsible for this terrible crime, and the reader is drawn into the [...]
 
Book: Monkey Nut Tales - A Fantastical Drama Screenplay by Jo Ho
The award-winning creator and screenwriter of ground-breaking BBC television show, Spirit Warriors starring Jessica Henwick (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Games of Thrones) brings you a deeply moving story of one young girl's fight to stay with her mother that will delight fans of A Monster Calls, Big Fish and Pan's Labyrinth. A young girl's carefully crafted magical world shatters when her [...]
 
Book: Old Men Don't Cry - A Hong Kong Tale of Sorrow by Tim I. Gurung
Chan Hong was alone since the day he could remember. His father was a drunkard, his mother was a gambler, and they were never around at home. He learned everything from Uncle Seven while working at his small store. Eddie Ko and Tsang Adele were his only friends from the high school and they did almost everything together as a team. Chan Hong always wanted to be a police officer. When his mother [...]
 
Book: The Chinatown Murders - Catrina Flaherty Mysteries book 3 by Pendelton C. Wallace
WARNING: This book contains graphic sexual violence. Not intended for younger readers. Based on a true story. Someone is raping women working at massage parlors in China Town. He selects his victims because they are undocumented aliens. They can't go to the police or they risk deportation. Now he has escalated to murder. Who you gonna call? Cat Flaherty. The Man leads Catrina on a danger-fraught [...]
 
Book: The Long March Home by Zoë S Roy
The Long March Home tells the story of three generations of women. Agnes, a young Canadian goes to China as a missionary, and falls in love with a Chinese medical student. Growing anti-western sentiment forces her to return home to Nova Scotia, where she discovers she is pregnant. Meihua, their American-born daughter, travels to China in search of the father she never met and winds up marrying a [...]
 
Book: Lacuna - Demons of the Void by David Adams
"Never again attempt to develop this kind of technology." It is with these words that an unknown alien attacker destroys the Earth cities of Tehran, Sydney and Beijing. Fifty million people die... and nothing is ever the same again. Some call them Demons, some call them Aliens, but to Chinese Naval Captain Melissa Liao... they are the enemy. She is given command of one of three great warships [...]
 
Book: Trapped in Limbo 3 by John Robert McCauley
Set in the current Chinese espionage scandal, the Secretary of Defense asks Kristen Lugar, a drone weapon designer in the Micro-Aviary drone program at Columbia University, to check on the illegal siphoning of military drone secrets to China. This dark thriller chronicles her visit to Bali, where the real and superstitious are constantly shifting and mixing. As she attempts to navigate around the [...]
 
Book: Zodiac Guide to Successful Relationships and Careers - How research-based Western and Chinese astrology can help you make the big decisions in life by Y ...
Do please read on if you are looking for someone compatible to be a friend/spouse/business partner OR if you are seeking guidance for a suitable career. It will NOT predict your future - as often the case in newspapers or magazines. This book is based on both Chinese and Western astrology which have existed for over 1000 years. Basically, it contains succinct information on all the 24 [...]
 
Book: Immortal Relations - Love & War by G. D. Ogan
While Maggie and Evy hope things have settled down, events have a way of foiling the best of intentions. Death stalks a close friend, but our vampires can help him cheat death if he will accept the offer. His expertise is vital as international events are about to happen that only this old friend can solve! Greed is at the bottom of so many of histories problems, and this book shows just how [...]
 
Book: Just Turn Left at the Mountain - Multi Entry Trials and Tribulations Meandering Across Chinese Borders by Andy Smart
When Andy's redundancy money clears in the bank, and with middle age fast approaching, the only realistic course of action is to wave goodbye to the UK and start again. A one way ticket to China please! This is one man's light-hearted three year account of his numerous attempts and failures of settling down and creating a new life in a different culture. Wanted: A traditional house with sliding [...]
 
Book: The Emperor's Jade by Robert Mitchell
For over two thousand years the secret hiding place of the jade dragon seal of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China, has been just that - a secret. But the accidental destruction of a small ancient porcelain pillow reveals that secret, and leads the young Australian teacher and his Scottish friend away from their peaceful college at Nandaihe on the shore of the Bo Sea, drawing them up into [...]
 
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