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The farewell

Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai...

Reflection : a twisted tale —Lim, Elizabeth, author.

When Captain Shang is mortally wounded by Shan Yu in battle, Mulan must travel to the Underworld, Diyu, in order to save him from certain death. But King Yama, the ruler of Diyu, is not willing to give Shang up easily.

Dead pigs

The fates of an unlucky pig farmer, a feisty home-owner defending her property, a lovestruck busboy, a disenchanted rich girl, and an American ex-pat pursuing the Chinese Dream converge and collide as thousands of dead p...

The good earth —Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.

Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a China that was -- now in a Contemporary Classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retaine...

The song of the jade lily : a novel —Manning, Kirsty, author.

1939: Two young girls meet in Shanghai, also known as the "Paris of the East". Beautiful local Li and Jewish refugee Romy form a fierce friendship, but the deepening shadows of World War II fall over the women as they sl...

Do not say we have nothing —Thien, Madeleine, 1974- author.

"An extraordinary novel set in China before, during and after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989--the breakout book we've been waiting for from a bestselling, Amazon.ca First Novel Award winner. Madeleine Thien's new ...

Spy game

When a top-secret, unauthorized mission goes bad, CIA Agent Tom Bishop is captured -- and sentenced to die. With just 24 hours to get him out alive, Bishop's boss, Nathan Muir, must battle enemies abroad and the system ...

When we were orphans —Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954- author.

Born in early-twentieth-century Shanghai, Banks was orphaned at the age of nine after the separate disappearances of his parents. Now, more than twenty years later, he is a celebrated figure in London society; yet the in...

Mulan : a story in English and Chinese —Jian, Li (Art teacher), author, illustrator.

There was once an extraordinary girl who was as beautiful as she was brave. She knew how to read and write and sew. She loved to ride horses and shoot her bow and arrows. But it was the love for her family and her father...

A snake lies waiting —Jin, Yong, 1924-2018, author.

"A Snake Lies Waiting is the next in Jin Yong's high stakes, tension-filled epic Legends of the Condor Heroes series, where kung fu is magic, kingdoms vie for power and the battle to become the ultimate kung fu master un...

The tea girl of Hummingbird Lane : a novel —See, Lisa, author.

"A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple. Li-yan and her family align their lives aroun...

The story about Ping —Flack, Marjorie, 1897-1958, author.

A little duck finds adventure on the Yangtze River when he is too late to board his master's houseboat one evening.

Abominable

Abominable takes audiences on an epic 2,000-mile adventure from the streets of Shanghai to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes. When teenage Yi encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai,...

The library of legends : a novel —Chang, Janie, author.

China, 1937: When Japanese bombs begin falling on the city of Nanking, nineteen-year-old Hu Lian and her classmates at Minghua University are ordered to flee. Lian and a convoy of more than a hundred students, faculty, a...

Mulan Mulan 2

Mulan: Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guardian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army.

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