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Mystery of the Chinese Ring A Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure By Andy Adams
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Andy Adams (May 3, 1859 – September 26, 1935) was an... More > American writer of western fiction.Andy Adams was born in Indiana. His parents were Andrew and Elizabeth (Elliott) Adams. As a boy he helped with the cattle and horses on the family farm. During the early 1880s he went to Texas, where he stayed for 10 years, spending much of that time driving cattle on the western trails. In 1890 he tried working as a businessman, but the venture failed, so he tried gold-mining in Colorado and Nevada. In 1894, he settled in Colorado Springs, where he lived until his death.He began writing at the age of 43, publishing his most successful book, The Log of a Cowboy, in 1903. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Adams_(writer)< Less
The Way Through By Angela Ming-Yang
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Jessica, 10 years old, an American-born Chinese, moved to China with her parents since they lost their jobs in U.S.A. She had experienced culture differences, school challenges, along with new... More > friendship and personal achievement. You would have a taste of the life in Beijing through the eyes of a 10- year-old girl, who has the same age and background as the author.< Less
The Way Through By Angela Yang
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Jessica, 10 years old, an American-born Chinese, moved to China with her parents since they lost their jobs in U.S.A. She had experienced culture differences, school challenges, along with new... More > friendship and personal achievement. You would have a taste of the life in Beijing through the eyes of a 10- year-old girl, who has the same age and background as the author.< Less
Chronicles of an ABC [Abridged]: 不是雞蛋,不是香蕉 By Diana Jao
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These are the chronicles of an American Born Chinese girl who was given an opportunity to travel from West to East, in order to learn the language of her ancestors. Take a bilingual glimpse into the... More > thoughts and experiences of her life within the United States and abroad. The chronicles are compiled through a series of personal blog posts, journal entries, and vivid pictures, as she shares from a broad range of discoveries: from falling in love to her recent journey to China and back. Bilingual print: Chinese & English< Less
Chronicles of an ABC [Abridged]: 不是雞蛋,不是香蕉 By Diana Jao
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These are the chronicles of an American Born Chinese girl who was given an opportunity to travel from West to East, in order to learn the language of her ancestors. Take a bilingual glimpse into the... More > thoughts and experiences of her life within the United States and abroad. The chronicles are compiled through a series of personal blog posts, journal entries, and vivid pictures, as she shares from a broad range of discoveries: from falling in love to her recent journey to China and back. Bilingual print: Chinese & English< Less
Black Fish: Memoir of a Bad Luck Girl By Angela Tung
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First he told her about the affair. Then he told her about the baby. Her life as she knew it was over. Not just another divorce memoir, BLACK FISH: MEMOIR OF A BAD LUCK GIRL chronicles the... More > relationship between a Chinese woman and a Korean man, both American-born but bound by old world traditions. It "transforms an account of a failed marriage into a work of dark enchantment," says Peter Trachtenberg, author of Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. "This is a memoir that spares no one, least of all its unblinking narrator, who records the breakup in prose as clear and bitter as medicine and as beguiling as a dream." BLACK FISH was a finalist for Graywolf Press's Nonfiction Prize.< Less
Black Fish: Memoir of a Bad Luck Girl By Angela Tung
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First he told her about the affair. Then he told her about the baby. Her life as she knew it was over. Not just another divorce memoir, BLACK FISH: MEMOIR OF A BAD LUCK GIRL chronicles the... More > relationship between a Chinese woman and a Korean man, both American-born but bound by old world traditions. It "transforms an account of a failed marriage into a work of dark enchantment," says Peter Trachtenberg, author of Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. "This is a memoir that spares no one, least of all its unblinking narrator, who records the breakup in prose as clear and bitter as medicine and as beguiling as a dream." BLACK FISH was a finalist for Graywolf Press's 2010 Nonfiction Prize.< Less
Black Fish: Memoir of a Bad Luck Girl By Angela Tung
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First he told her about the affair. Then he told her about the baby. Her life as she knew it was over. Not just another divorce memoir, BLACK FISH: MEMOIR OF A BAD LUCK GIRL chronicles the... More > relationship between a Chinese woman and a Korean man, both American-born but bound by old world traditions. It "transforms an account of a failed marriage into a work of dark enchantment," says Peter Trachtenberg, author of Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. "This is a memoir that spares no one, least of all its unblinking narrator, who records the breakup in prose as clear and bitter as medicine and as beguiling as a dream." BLACK FISH was a finalist for Graywolf Press's 2010 Nonfiction Prize.< Less
War Lord of Many Swordsmen: The Adventures of Norcross, Volume 1 By W. Wirt
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The World War was over, its fighting finished. But not for Captain John Norcross of the American Expeditionary Force. He considered the Armistice a waste of good soldiers. So he welded together the... More > best of his men to lead a regiment of the fightingest black soldiers who ever tore up the trenches. These were men born and bred for battle. Red McGee. Billy Gray. George Gunnell. Patton. The Boston Bean. The Fighting Yid. Corporal “Yaller” Coudray. Corporal “Delicate” Moss. And scores of others—one hundred and fifty strong. Into wild western China with its bandits and feuding warlords, Captain Norcross marched his force. Their objective: A simple brass tube. Yet what it contained would prove priceless to the right parties. But first they would have to face a Zulu army—in the heart of China! Then there was the complication of the fugitive Manchu princess they happened to collect along the way…. The Argosy Library #23< Less
Stories from Chinatown, 2nd ed. By John H. Fong
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John H. Fong was born and raised in San Francisco's Chinatown. Here is a collection of true stories about growing up Chinese-American during the Great Depression and World War II.