books about: yun
The Garden of Evening Mists
Tan Twan Eng
Malaya, 1951. Yun Ling Teoh, the scarred lone survivor of a brutal Japanese wartime camp, seeks solace among the jungle-fringed tea plantations of Cameron Highlands. There she discovers Yugiri, the only Japanese garden in Malaya, and its owner and creator, the enigmatic Aritomo, exiled former gardener of the emperor of Japan. Despite her hatred of the Japanese, Yun Ling seeks to engage Aritomo to create a garden in memory of her sister, who died ...
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution
This accessible autobiography is the true story of one girl's determination to hold her family together during one of the most terrifying eras of the twentieth century. It's 1966, and twelve-year-old Ji-li Jiang has everything a girl could want: brains, friends, and a bright future in Communist China. But it's also the year that China's leader, Mao Ze-dong, launches the Cultural Revolution—and Ji-li's world begins to fall apart. Over the next ...
Exploring Arduino: Tools and Techniques for Engineering Wizardry
Learn to easily build gadgets, gizmos, robots, and more using Arduino Written by Arduino expert Jeremy Blum, this unique book uses the popular Arduino microcontroller platform as an instrument to teach you about topics in electrical engineering, programming, and human-computer interaction. Whether you're a budding hobbyist or an engineer, you'll benefit from the perfectly paced lessons that walk you through useful, artistic, and educational ...
Feng Shui For Dummies
David Daniel Kennedy
Benefit from the ancient Chinese art of Feng Shui Take a look around you. What do you see? Whether or not you're aware of it, your environment profoundly affects your health, wealth, family life, relationship, and yes, even your destiny. Feng Shui (pronounced fung shway), which means wind water, is the ancient Chinese study of harmony and energy flow between you and your physical surroundings. Now, Feng Shui For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you ...
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers: Stories
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Brilliant and original, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers introduces a remarkable new writer whose breathtaking stories are set in China and among Chinese Americans in the United States. In this rich, astonishing collection, Yiyun Li illuminates how mythology, politics, history, and culture intersect with personality to create fate. From the bustling heart of Beijing, to a fast-food restaurant in Chicago, to the barren expanse of Inner ...
The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the Red Chamber, Vol. 1: The Golden Days
"The Story of the Stone" (c. 1760) is one of the greatest novels of Chinese literature. The first part of the story, The Golden Days, begins the tale of Bao-yu, a gentle young boy who prefers girls to Confucian studies, and his two cousins: Bao-chai, his parents' choice of a wife for him, and the ethereal beauty Dai-yu. Through the changing fortunes of the Jia family, this rich, magical work sets worldly events - love affairs, sibling rivalries, ...
The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen
Simon & Schuster
The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen, with its 150 recipes culled from a lifetime of family meals and culinary instruction, is much more than a cookbook. It is a daughter's tribute -- a collection of personal memories of the philosophy and superstitions behind culinary traditions that have been passed down through her Cantonese family, in which each ingredient has its own singular importance, the preparation of a meal is part of the joy of life, ...
The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun
A dramatic autobiography of one of China's dedicated, courageous, and intensely persecuted house church leaders.
North Door 37 Publishing, 2012
Celebrities Peter Ustinov * Julia Nickson * Pierce Brosnan * Michael Jackson * Rob Lowe Asia's Superstars Anita Mui * Leslie Cheung * Hideki Saijo IN HONG KONG at the time author James Clavell's Noble House was being made into a television series, journalist Hope Barrett's sartorial retrospective on getting an interview with the right celebrities is humorous, witty; comes with the tale of a faith healer channelling ...
Taltos (Lives of the Mayfair Witches)
"ANNE RICE WILL LIVE ON THROUGH THE AGES OF LITERATURE." --San Francisco Chronicle "TALTOS IS THE THIRD BOOK IN A SERIES KNOWN AS THE LIVES OF THE MAYFAIR WITCHES . . . Their haunted heritage has brought the family great wealth, which is exercised from a New Orleans manse with Southern gentility; but of course such power cannot escape notice . . . or challenge. . . Rice is a formidable talent. . . [Taltos] is a curious amalgam of gothic, ...
Biomedical Acupuncture for Pain Management: An Integrative Approach, 1e
Yun-tao Ma PhD
Zang Hee Cho PhD
Churchill Livingstone / Elsevier
Synthesizing biomedicine and traditional acupuncture, this unique clinical manual allows medical professionals to learn acupuncture and implement it immediately into practice with ease. Biomedical Acupuncture for Pain Management explains the biomedical mechanism of acupuncture, as well as the non-specific nature of acupuncture and its neuro-psycho-immunological modulation. This straightford system of acupuncture - termed INMAS by the ...
The Mind of Clover: Essays in Zen Buddhist Ethics
North Point Press
In Taking the Path of Zen , Robert Aitken provided a concise guide to zazen (Zen meditation) and other aspects of the practice of Zen. In The Mind of Clover he addresses the world beyond the zazen cushions, illuminating issues of appropriate personal and social action through an exploration of the philosophical complexities of Zen ethics. Aitken's approach is clear and sure as he shows how our minds can be as nurturing as clover, which ...
The Lizard Cage
Spiegel & Grau
Beautifully written and taking us into an exotic land, Karen Connelly’s debut novel The Lizard Cage is a celebration of the resilience of the human spirit. Teza once electrified the people of Burma with his protest songs against the dictatorship. Arrested by the Burmese secret police in the days of mass protest, he is seven years into a twenty-year sentence in solitary confinement. Cut off from his family and contact with other prisoners, ...
The Skull Mantra (Inspector Shan Tao Yun)
Minotaur Books, 2008
The corpse is missing its head and is dressed in American clothes. Found by a Tibetan prison work gang on a windy cliff, the grisly remains clearly belong to someone too important for Chinese authorities to bury and forget. So the case is handed to veteran police inspector Shan Tao Yun. Methodical, clever Shan is the best man for the job, but he too is a prisoner, deported to Tibet for offending Beijing. Granted a temporary release, Shan is soon ...
Introduction to the Korean alphabet: Hangeul (Korean Made Easy_Starter)
Darakwon Press, 2012
*NOTE: "Introduction to the Korean Alphabet (Hangeul)" is a part of the book "Korean Made Easy_Starter." This ebook targets those who have no reading knowledge of the Korean alphabet (Hangeul). The formation of syllables, the pronunciation, and the sentence structure of the Korean language are very different from those in English. This book takes a look at those differences and uses illustrations to easily present pertinent information that ...
Water Touching Stone (Inspector Shan Tao Yun)
Minotaur Books, 2009
Cloistered in a remote sanctuary, Shan Tao Yun has received shattering news. A teacher revered by the oppressed has been found slain. One by one, her orphaned students have followed her to her grave, victims of a child-killer harboring unfathomable motives. Abandoning his mountain hermitage, Shan embarks on a search for justice--one carved out of the treacherous borderlands that have been shaken by perilous upheaval. But now, shadowed by bizarre ...
Loveless, Vol. 9
VIZ Media LLC
The long-awaited continuation of the bestselling series, a masterpiece tale of intrigue and innocence lost. Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for T audiences. When his beloved older brother is brutally murdered, Ritsuka is heartbroken but determined to search for answers. His only lead is Soubi, a mysterious, handsome college student who offers him an intimate link to his brother’s other life: a dark and vibrant world of spell battles and ...
Must Have Been Something I Ate
Oceanside Publishing INK
In Peggy Kotsopoulos s debut holistic nutrition guide Must Have Been Something I Ate this Greek goddess spins salads into PMS cures, turns oatmeal into a sleep aid and transforms squash into pasta. This is not just another eat-your-greens and you need boring food to feel good cook book. Hilarious and educational, this one-of-a-kind companion that gets real. Topics and tips include: Exploring the mind, body and food connection PMS proofing ...
On Gold Mountain
In 1867, Lisa See's great-great-grandfather arrived in America, where he prescribed herbal remedies to immigrant laborers who were treated little better than slaves. His son Fong See later built a mercantile empire and married a Caucasian woman, in spite of laws prohibiting interracial marriage. Lisa herself grew up playing in her family's antiques store in Los Angeles's Chinatown, listening to stories of missionaries and prostitutes, movie ...
Loveless, Vol. 11
VIZ Media LLC
The long-awaited continuation of the best-selling series, a masterpiece tale of intrigue and innocence lost. Ritsuka Aoyagi is alone in the world—never fitting in at school and alienated from his own past by a fragmented memory. When his beloved older brother is brutally murdered, Ritsuka is heartbroken but determined to find answers. His only lead is Soubi, a mysterious, handsome college student who offers him an intimate link to his ...
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