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AHP 29: Mushroom Ghosts, Belligerent Yaks, and Cranberry Cocktails: A Brag 'go Woman's Early Life By Tshes bcu lha mo
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Tshes bcu lha mo, a native of Nor bu khug Village (Brag 'go Township, Brag 'go County Town, Dkar mdzes Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China) writes about her mother, her grandmother, and her great... More > grandmother. She also describes her own childhood, including herding adventures, being attacked by a yak, education at home and in school, medical care, attending school in Zi ling (Xining), working in Lha sa and elsewhere in China, and attending school in the USA.< Less
AHP23: A Tewo Tibetan Childhood By Rdo rje tshe brtan
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Rdo rje tshe brtan (b. 1986) describes his childhood in Dredze Village, Yiwa Township, Tewo County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, China, as well as being a student in Xining... More > City, Qinghai Province. Topics covered include his family, childhood injuries and illnesses, education, Terang (malicious household deities), mountain deities and associated rituals and sacrifices, death, conflict with other locals, collecting local plants, a birth in the village, stealing fruit, a wedding, plowing, a visit to a hot spring, a lost yak, slaughtering pigs, government confiscation of fields, and slaughtering pigs. Photos provide additional detail.< Less
The Adventures of Special Ed By David S. Wills
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‘The Adventures of Special Ed’ takes us on a rip-roaring ride across Asia, featuring a line-up of kitties so cute that it makes YouTube look like FoxNews. Narrated by self-proclaimed... More > ‘world’s best cat’, Edward Cheddarington III (known to friends, enemies and familiars as Eddie), this breakthrough autobiography details a life of hardships, from living in a car engine to having to wait until 6pm for dinner, sometimes.< Less
AHP22: Living and Dying at the Feet of the Snowy Mountains By Dalong Yin
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Children in contemporary rural China have experienced an unprecedented moment; amid radical economic and social transformations that have sent their parents to urban centers to earn cash income,... More > children have been left behind to live with older relatives. This fundamental redefining of place, parenting, and living has rarely been written about by the children themselves in English. This unvarnished and vividly written description of a contemporary rural life in China is uniquely important and appealing to a broad readership.< Less
Fragrant Orchids of Hidden Valley By Hsiang Tao Yeh
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This book is my celebration of the work of my father as a war hero during the Second World War in China and my mother as an accomplished writer of autobiographical memoirs. Part I and Part II of... More > this book contain my translation, respectively, of writings of my father and mother. Part III of the book has two eassys to celebrate the work of several of my heroes: John Robbins, Father Damien, Si Ma Qian, Charles Vest and Richard Stallman. To me, they are like rare fragrant orchid flowers, not that well known, but were quietly giving out their beauty and fragrance in some hidden valley, hence the title of the book.< Less
Fragrant Orchids of Hidden Valley By Hsiang Tao Yeh
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This book is my celebration of the work of my father as a war hero during the Second World War in China and my mother as an accomplished writer of autobiographical memoirs. Part I and Part II of... More > this book contain my translation, respectively, of writings of my father and mother. Part III of the book has two eassys to celebrate the work of several of my heroes: John Robbins, Father Damien, Si Ma Qian, Charles Vest and Richard Stallman. To me, they are like rare fragrant orchid flowers, not that well known, but were quietly giving out their beauty and fragrance in some hidden valley, hence the title of the book.< Less
AHP9: A Ngawa Tibetan Nomad Childhood By Rin chen rdo rje
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"I was born in a pastoral family in the autumn of 1986, in Rongrima Village, Hongyuan County, Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, PR China. When I was a child, my... More > family lived in a 'four-column' wood house made using four poles placed in a rectangular configuration in the center of the home. Four shorter poles were behind the central columns. Four-pillar wood houses had flat roofs with several compartments, and had a skylight in the center that allowed light into the home and allowed smoke from the hearth to escape. We lived in our wood house from November to April. As flowers began to bud and calves were born, we took out our black yak-hair tent and pitched it, which announced that we would soon start moving to our camp on the open grassland where we would stay through spring, summer, and autumn."< Less
AHP 30: A Namuyi Tibetan Woman's Journey By Li Xiaoqiong
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Li Xiaoqiong (Drolma), a Namuyi Tibetan from Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province describes her childhood; parents; paternal grandmother's early life and death; village life including... More > children's games, tending horses, and herding yaks; her experiences at primary school; a surrogate grandfather; her youngest brother; local lunar New Year festivities; her time at middle school including a special friend and love letters; her schooling at Qinghai Normal University in Xining City; her time in India including college experiences, travels, working in an NGO, and working at a call center in Delhi; and her return to China. Also included are two original poems, three stories by Li Xiaoqiong's grandmother, and photographs of Li Xiaoqiong's village and of her time in India.< Less
The Way Of The Dragon By Martin Avery
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The Way Of The Dragon is an inspirational novel memoir, a spiritual autobiography, about a Westerner in the East who has a moment of profound epiphanic revelation after climbing Big Monk Mountain and... More > meditating in front of a dragon at an ancient Taoist temple compound in Dalian, China.< Less
Promise Kept By Cynthia Syers
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A very personal Memoir by an elderly Chinese-born American whose intent in setting her thoughts on paper: for the generations to come in her family, so they would not have just a family chronicle but... More > a tale of love in keeping a promise made to her Mother. Autobiographies of this class are often feared by family members but not so with Promise Kept, for while she does not conceal the thorns inherent in the pathways of a family's life her heart's intent clearly displays a bounty of roses and the perfume of their beauty. A moving tale of love, courage, and determination spanning half the globe...from mainland China, to WWII Japan before and during the occupational years, to Post-war America as a soldier's bride, and the following years raising a family in New Jersey while keeping a very special promise. Autobiographies like this one come but once every few generations...don't miss it!< Less

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