Author: Jessica Anthony
ISBN: 9781595144355
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In a love story told in photographs and drawings, Glory--a brilliant but lonely piano prodigy--is drawn to Frank, an artistic new boy, and the farther she falls, the deeper she spirals into madness until the only song she is able to play is ...


Author: Jon Berkeley
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780192724564
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This enchanting story tells of his adventures when, one New Year's night, he magics a carved wooden dragon into life and together they fly through midnight skies, over lands you and I only dream of.


Author: Q. Edward Wang
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107023963
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Offers a pioneering account of the history of chopsticks, charting their evolution in Asian food culture to the present day.

Chopsticks In The Land Of Cotton

Author: John Jung
ISBN: 0615185711
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The story of how a few Chinese immigrants found their way to the Mississippi River Delta in the late 1870s and earned their liVietnameseng with small family operated grocery stores in neighborhoods where mostly black cotton plantation ...

Fried Eggs With Chopsticks

Author: Polly Evans
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409083373
Size: 23.54 MB
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But on arriving in China she found the building work wasn't quite finished.

Dancing With Dragons

Author: Moni Lai Storz
Publisher: Global Business Strategies
ISBN: 0957763107
Size: 21.28 MB
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This is a book every executive should read and keep in their briefcase for reference when flying to their next global appointment.

Chopsticks Only Work In Pairs

Author: Shanshan Du
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231504737
Size: 47.69 MB
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Through an ethnographic study of the Lahu people of southwest China, I will
explore in this book how gender equality has become a by-product of the
worldview of gender unity, which is vividly expressed by the proverb "Chopsticks
only work in pairs." According to this worldview, it is only right and natural that
men and women, who are expected to unify in husband-wife teams, take joint
roles as much as possible in all areas, including pregnancy, childbirth, childcare,
domestic chores, ...

The Story Of Chopsticks

Author: Ying Chang Compestine
Publisher: Immedium
ISBN: 1597021202
Size: 52.21 MB
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I got the idea for The Story of Chopsticks by watching my young son eat with his
chopsticks. Chopsticks originated in China, perhaps as early as the 11th century
BCE. They are called “Kùai zi” (pronounced KHWY-zzuh) in Mandarin, which
translates to “quick ones.” In the pidgin English used by Chinese and European
traders of old, “chop” meant “quick.” Thus “quick sticks” became “chopsticks,”
which are frequently made of unadorned wood, bamboo, and plastic. Some are
even ...