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Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter Adeline Yen Mah 0767903579 9780767903578 Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

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Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman Jon Krakauer 030738604X 9780307386045 This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. Pat Tillman walked away from a Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

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AMERICAN SOLDIER Tommy Franks, Malcolm McConnell 0060731583 9780060731588 When war comes, you look for certain special qualities in the people youll be working with. General Tom Franks embodies those qualities: strength, experience, a keen mind, ener AMERICAN SOLDIER

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Three Cups of Tea: One Mans Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin 0143038257 9780143038252 The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to co Three Cups of Tea: One Mans Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time

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The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War James Bradley 0316014001 9780316014007 On the success of his two bestselling books about World War II, James Bradley began to wonder what the real catalyst was for the Pacific War. What he disco The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War

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Learning to Bow: Inside the Heart of Japan Bruce Feiler 0060577207 9780060577209 With warmth and candor, bestselling author Feiler recounts the year he spent as a teacher in the worlds most heralded school systems. Through his unique perspective, he Learning to Bow: Inside the Heart of Japan

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The Sewing Circles of Herat: A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan Christina Lamb 0060505273 9780060505271 Twenty-one-year-old Christina Lamb left suburban England for Peshawar on the frontier of the Afghan war. Captivated, she spent two years tracki The Sewing Circles of Herat: A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan

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Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945 Evan Thomas 0743252217 9780743252218 A riveting tale of character and war by one of our most graceful writers. With impressive scholarship and a brilliant eye for detail, Eva Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945

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The Places In Between Rory Stewart 0156031566 9780156031561 In January 2002, Rory Stewart survived a walk across Afghanistan by his wits, his knowledge of Persian dialects and Muslim customs, and the kindness of strangers. In this memoir, he writes a The Places In Between

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The Bookseller of Kabul Asne Seierstad 0316159417 9780316159418 This mesmerizing portrait of a proud man who, through three decades and successive repressive regimes, heroically braved persecution to bring books to the people of Kabul has elicited ex The Bookseller of Kabul

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The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War James Bradley 0316008958 9780316008952 In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the P The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War

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ROBERTS RIDGE: A Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan Malcolm MacPherson 0553586807 9780553586800 Afghanistan, March 2002. In the early morning darkness on a frigid mountaintop, a U.S. soldier is stranded, alone, surroun ROBERTS RIDGE: A Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan

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Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found Suketu Mehta 0375703403 9780375703409 A native of Bombay, Suketu Mehta gives us an insiders view of this stunning metropolis. He approaches the city from unexpected angles, taking us into the criminal underworld of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found

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The Maldive Mystery Thor Heyerdahl 0917561198 9780917561191 The Maldive Mystery   The Maldive Mystery

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China Men Maxine Hong Kingston 0679723285 9780679723288 The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Heres a storytellers tale of what they endured in a strange new land.   China Men

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Soong Dynasty Sterling Seagrave 0060913185 9780060913182 Descendants of a Chinese runaway who grew to in America under the protection of the Methodist church and who returned to his homeland to make a fortune selling Western Bibles, the Soong family Soong Dynasty

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Death in the Jungle, Diary of a Navy Seal Gary R. Smith, Alan Maki 0804113416 9780804113410 SNAKES, VIPERS, CROCS, SHARKS, AND THE VC With 257 combat missions in Vietnam under his belt, Gary Smith is a living witness to the realities of Naval Special Death in the Jungle, Diary of a Navy Seal

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The Book of Tea Kakuzo Okakura 0486200701 9780486200705 Minor classic of the Orient. Perhaps the most entertaining, most charming explanation and interpretation of traditional Japanese culture in terms of the tea ceremony. Introduction, notes by E. F The Book of Tea

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Chaos Under Heaven: The Shocking Story of Chinas Search for Democracy Gordon Thomas 155972059X 9781559720595 In Chaos Under Heaven, bestselling author Gordon Thomas takes readers inside the tragic drama of our time--Chinas aborted revolution. Thomas Chaos Under Heaven: The Shocking Story of Chinas Search for Democracy

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Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter Adeline Yen Mah 0471247421 9780471247425 Riveting. A marvel of memory. Poignant proof of the human will to endure. -Amy Tan.Brilliant, compelling, and unforgettable. A heart-rending moder Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

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Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima James Bradley, Ron Powers 0385730640 9780385730648 New York Times bestseller, now adapted for young readers, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American mi Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima

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Almost a Revolution Shen Tong, Marianne Yen 0395546931 9780395546932 Almost a Revolution   Almost a Revolution

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With Respect to the Japanese: A Guide for Westerners (Interact Series) John C. Condon 0933662491 9780933662490 Did you know there is a proper way to give and receive business cards in Japan?Americans and the Japanese communicate daily in business, ed With Respect to the Japanese: A Guide for Westerners (Interact Series)

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What Life Was Like Among Samurai and Shoguns: Japan, AD 1000-1700 Denise Dersin 0783554621 9780783554624 This beautifully illustrated volume (one of a world-history series from Time-Life books) tells the story of a grand empresss unstoppable ambition What Life Was Like Among Samurai and Shoguns: Japan, AD 1000-1700

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Bound Feet & Western Dress: A Memoir Pang-Mei Chang 0385479646 9780385479646 In China, a woman is nothing. Thus begins the saga of a woman born at the turn of the century to a well-to-do, highly respected Chinese family, a woman who continual Bound Feet & Western Dress: A Memoir

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Southeast Asia: A Past Regained (Lost Civilizations) Time-Life Books 0809491125 9780809491124 Readers assume the role of archaeologists, uncovering secrets of ancient civilizations. Stunning photographs and illustrations, plus detailed cutaways, maps Southeast Asia: A Past Regained (Lost Civilizations)

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A Day in the Life of China Cohen, David 0002153211 9780002153218 A Day in the Life of China   A Day in the Life of China

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Laos (ENCHANTMENT OF THE WORLD SECOND SERIES) Judith Diamond 0516027131 9780516027135 Discusses the geography, history, people, and culture of the only landlocked country of the Indochinese peninsula.   Laos (ENCHANTMENT OF THE WORLD SECOND SERIES)

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Blackwater: The Rise of the Worlds Most Powerful Mercenary Army Jeremy Scahill 1560259795 9781560259794 Meet Blackwater, USA, the worlds most secretive and powerful mercenary firm. Based in the wilderness of North Carolina, it is the fastest-growing Blackwater: The Rise of the Worlds Most Powerful Mercenary Army

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Postcards from Tomorrow Square: Reports from China James Fallows 0307456242 9780307456243 Americans need not be hostile toward Chinas rise, but they should be wary about its eventual effects. The United States is the only nation with the scale and po Postcards from Tomorrow Square: Reports from China

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Master Chief (Diary of a Navy SEAL) Gary R. Smith 0804110913 9780804110914 ITS HARD TO BE HUMBLE WHEN YOURE SERVING WITH THE VERY BEST For UDT/SEAL team member Gary R. Smith, just being part of an elite military organization wasnt enough--he had to b Master Chief (Diary of a Navy SEAL)

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Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of The Dalai Lama Dalai Lama 0060987014 9780060987015 In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhis Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of The Dalai Lama

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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India Madhur Jaffrey 140004295X 9781400042951 Todays most highly regarded writer on Indian food gives us an enchanting memoir of her childhood in Delhi in an age and a society that has since disapp Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India

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