A Nice Lady in Shanghai and Other Stories

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Author: Zhou Jing,Zhu Yong

Publisher: MacMillan

ISBN: 9780230406605

Category: Chinese language

Page: 88

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Part of the four-level Tian Tian Zhongwen series, a carefully graded Mandarin Chinese language reader series for upper-elementary to upper-intermediate Chinese language learners. The book contains a selection of 20 colorful stories and articles about China.

The Woman Who Rode Away and Other Stories

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Author: D. H. Lawrence,Dieter Mehl

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521294300

Category: Fiction

Page: 556

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These thirteen short stories were written between 1924 and 1928. Eleven were collected in The Woman Who Rode Away (1928), though 'The Man Who Loved Islands' appeared in the American edition only and the other two in The Lovely Lady (1933). An unpublished fragment 'A Pure Witch' is also included.

Stolen Childhoods

The Untold Story of the Children Interned by the Japanese in the Second World War

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Author: Nicola Tyrer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0297858793

Category: History

Page: 320

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The extraordinary stories of the children interned by the Japanese during the Second World War. When the Japanese entered the war in 1941, some 20,000 British civilians in the European colonies in Asia were rounded up and marched off to concentration camps where they were to remain for three long years. Over 3,000 of them were children. This is the first time their extraordinary experiences of suffering, endurance and bravery have been collected together. STOLEN CHILDHOODS offers a window to a forgotten era and explores what happened when that world was brutally and suddenly shattered. Living on what effectively became the frontline of a war, in daily contact with an enemy whose values were totally alien, they witnessed acts of shocking violence. Harrowing, but ultimately uplifting, internment from a child's perspective is a complex - and untold - story. It is a story that features horror, suffering and self-sacrifice, but also celebrates the resilience, adaptability and irrepressibility of the human spirit.

Pack & Coven

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Author: Jody Wallace

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1426896964

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Harry Smith is a lone wolf, and he likes it that way. When he's targeted to be co-alpha of the local pack, there is only one thing he can do to maintain his freedom: flee. But it'll take a miracle to stay a step ahead of shifters in their own territory. June Travis has been in love with Harry for years, but he doesn't know her real identity. He sees her as the sweet owner of the local tearoom—the facade June presents to humans and werewolves to keep them from finding out she's a witch. She may not be able to offer Harry a miracle, but she can help him escape. Harry is drawn to this new side of June, and not just because he's grateful for her help. With her magic temporarily hiding Harry from his pursuers, the witch and the wolf explore their mutual attraction. But there are consequences for witches who bed down with wolves... 81,000 words

True love in Shanghai

"True love" and other stories

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Author: Zhaojin David Ke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780968253502

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

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Target Tokyo

The Story of the Sorge Spy Ring

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Author: Gordon W. Prange,Donald M. Goldstein,Katherine V. Dillon

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1480489484

Category: History

Page: 699

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From the New York Times–bestselling authors of Miracle at Midway: A thrilling account of one of World War II’s most legendary spies. Richard Sorge was dispatched to Tokyo in 1933 to serve the spymasters of Moscow. For eight years, he masqueraded as a Nazi journalist and burrowed deep into the German embassy, digging for the secrets of Hitler’s invasion of Russia and the Japanese plans for the East. In a nation obsessed with rooting out moles, he kept a high profile—boozing, womanizing, and operating entirely under his own name. But he policed his spy ring scrupulously, keeping such a firm grip that by the time the Japanese uncovered his infiltration, he had done irreversible damage to the cause of the Axis. The first definitive account of one of the most remarkable espionage sagas of World War II, Target Tokyo is a tightly wound portrayal of a man who risked his life for his country, hiding in plain sight.

American Film Institute Catalog

Feature Films, 1931-1940

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Author: American Film Institute

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520079083

Category: History

Page: 1504

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"The entire field of film historians awaits the AFI volumes with eagerness."--Eileen Bowser, Museum of Modern Art Film Department Comments on previous volumes: "The source of last resort for finding socially valuable . . . films that received such scant attention that they seem 'lost' until discovered in the AFI Catalog."--Thomas Cripps "Endlessly absorbing as an excursion into cultural history and national memory."--Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.