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Finding Samuel Lowe: China, Jamaica, Harlem
Thanks to her spiteful, jealous Jamaican mother, Nell Vera Lowe was cut off from her Chinese father, Samuel, when she was just a baby, after he announced that he was taking a Chinese bride. By the time Nell was old enough to travel to her father's sh...
Pearl Buck in China: Journey to The Good Earth
The author of the much honored two-volume biography of Henri Matisse unearths the life and work of the Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize winner Pearl Buck, whose novels in the 1930's and 40's were the first written for a Western audience to describe ord...
The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up
In 1995, at the age of 23, Michael Meyer joined the Peace Corps and, after rejecting offers to go to seven other countries, was sent to a tiny town in Sichuan. Knowing nothing about China, or even how to use chopsticks, Meyer wrote Chinese words up a...
The Porcelain Thief: Searching the Middle Kingdom for Buried China
A journalist travels throughout mainland China and Taiwan in search of his family's hidden treasure and comes to understand his ancestry as he never has before. In 1938, when the Japanese arrived in Huan Hsu's great-great-grandfather Liu's Yangtze Ri...
Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age.
At the age of 16, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one o...
The Opposite of Fate (Brilliance Audio on Compact Disc)
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ean: 9781593550776, isbn: 1593550774,
Amy Tan was born into a family that believed in fate. In The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings, she explores this legacy, as well as American circumstances, and finds ways to honor the past while creating her own brand of destiny. She discovers ans...
China Marine: An Infantryman's Life After World War II
China Marine is the sequel to E. B. Sledge's critically acclaimed memoir, With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa.
Picking up where his previous memoir leaves off, Sledge, a young marine in the First Division, traces his company's movements and ...
The Jesuit and the Skull: Teilhard de Chardin, Evolution, and the Search for Peking Man
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ean: 9781400134915, isbn: 1400134919,
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In December 1929, in a cave near Peking, a group of anthropologists and archaeologists that included a young French Jesuit priest named Pierre Teilhard de Chardin uncovered a prehuman skull. The find quickly became known around the world as Peking Ma...
Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang
ean: 9781400143368, isbn: 1400143365,
How often can you peek behind the curtains of one of the most secretive governments in the world? Prisoner of the State is the first book to give listeners a front row seat to the secret inner workings of China's government. It is the story of Premie...
Mao's Last Dancer
sku: NL9781743190470, ean: 9781743190470, isbn: 1743190476,
This is the true story of how, by the thinnest thread of a chance, one moment in time changed the course of a small boy's life in ways that are beyond imagination. One day he would dance with some of the greatest ballet companies of the world. One da...
The Secret Piano: From Mao's Labor Camps to Bach's Goldberg Variations
ean: 9781455875153, isbn: 1455875155,
Zhu Xiao-Mei was three years old when she saw her first piano, a cherished instrument introduced into her family’s Beijing home by her mother. Soon after, the child began to play, developing quickly into a prodigy who immersed herself in the work o...
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