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Wealth and Power: Chinas Long March to the Twenty-first Century

From two of todays foremost experts on China, a thought-provoking new history that helps us understand Chinas future by looking at its rise over the last 150 years.Wealth and Power is a sweeping account of the key, iconic intellectual figures and political leaders of China since the mid-1800s. By examining what they thought and what they did through lively and absorbing

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Cancer Ward

One of the great allegorical masterpieces of world literature, Cancer Ward is both a deeply compassionate study of people facing terminal illness and a brilliant dissection of the �cancerous� Soviet police state.

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Missus(Harp in the South 1)

Missus takes us behind the lives of Hughie and Mumma, out of the gritty realism of inner city slum life and into the past of the stations, the bush and the country towns.We meet them as they were in the early 1920s, drifter Hugh Darcy, the unwilling hero who sweeps the dreamily innocent Margaret Kilker off her feet. Ruth Park richly creates the turmoil of those early days

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El cielo es azul, la tierra blanca

Tsukiko tiene 38 anos y lleva una vida solitaria. Considera que no esta dotada para el amor. Hasta que un dia encuentra en una taberna a su viejo maestro de japones. Entre ambos se establece un pacto tacito para compartir la soledad. Escogen la misma comida, buscan la compania del otro y les cuesta separarse, aunque a veces intenten escapar el uno del otro: el maestro, en

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Nightmare Along the River Nile (Ebook)

Written in simple English from an African perspective and in an African voice, this award-winning story will tug at your heartstrings. Edgar is heading home to visit his mother after finishing high school exams, when rebels belonging to the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) ambush his bus. Edgar and other passengers, most of whom are students, are abducted and taken to the LRA

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Luck and the Irish: A Brief History of Change, 1970-2000

R.F. Fosters Luck and the Irish: A Brief History of Change, 1970-2000 examines how the country has weathered thirty years of rapid transformation, and what these changes may mean in the long run.From 1970, things were changing in Ireland - the Celtic Tiger had finally woken, and the rules for everything from gender roles and religion to international relations were being

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The Diary of a Side Chick: A Naptown Hood Drama

Desirae is what can only described as a bad chick. She has the body, the personality, and the skill to basically have any kind of man that she wants. For a few months, however, she has been playing the side chick role to Tron. She is there for him even more than his own girlfriend is, and will do anything that he needs to keep him happy. However, soon enough, Desirae will

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Highland Shapeshifter(Highland Sorcery 3)

Flung forward into the 21st Century, Highland shapeshifter Col Limont needs to find the healer Charity Greves in order to get back home and save his family.However, the healer�s sister, Lenore, is determined to do everything she can to keep Col from dragging her sister back to 13th Century Scotland into his family�s supernatural war. When monsters and a strange yuppie trio

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