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  • The Nine Fold Heaven

    by Mingmei Yip ...
    ""A unique and enthralling style. . .flawless." --Baltimore Books ExaminerIn this mesmerizing new novel, Mingmei Yip draws readers deeper into the exotic world of 1930s Shanghai first explored in Skeleton Women, and into the lives of the unforgettable Camilla, Shadow, and Rainbow Chang.When Shadow, a gifted, ambitious magician, competed with the beautiful Camilla for the affections of organized ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Song of the Silk Road

    by Mingmei Yip ...
    In this richly imaginative novel, Mingmei Yip--author of Peach Blossom Pavilion and Petals From the Sky--follows one woman's daunting journey along China's fabled Silk Road.As a girl growing up in Hong Kong, Lily Lin was captivated by photographs of the desert--its long, lonely vistas and shifting sand dunes. Now living in New York, Lily is struggling to finish her graduate degree when she ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • The Witch's Market

    by Mingmei Yip ...
    From the author of Secret of a Thousand Beauties and Peach Blossom Pavilion comes a beautifully written novel of self-discovery and intrigue.Chinese-American assistant professor Eileen Chen specializes in folk religion at her San Francisco college. Though her grandmother made her living as a shamaness, Eileen publicly dismisses witchcraft as mere superstition. Yet privately, the subject intrigues ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • Peach Blossom Pavillion

    by Mingmei Yip ...
    In a sunny California apartment, a young woman and her fiancé arrive to record her great-grandmother's story. The story that unfolds of Precious Orchid's life in China, where she rises from a childhood of shame to become one of the most successful courtesans in the land, is unlike any they've heard before. . .When Precious Orchid's father is falsely accused of a crime and found guilty, he is ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Petals from the Sky

    by Mingmei Yip ...
    From the acclaimed author of Peach Blossom Pavilion comes a lush and lyrical novel of East and West--and of one young woman's search for her heart's true calling. . .When twenty-year-old Meng Ning declares that she wants to be a Buddhist nun, her mother is aghast. In her eyes, a nun's life means only deprivation--"no freedom, no love, no meat." But to Meng Ning, it means the chance to control her ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • Secret of a Thousand Beauties

    by Mingmei Yip ...
    Set against the vibrant and intrigue-laden backdrop of 1930s China, Mingmei Yip's enthralling novel explores one woman's defiant pursuit of independence.Spring Swallow was promised in marriage while still in her mother's belly. When the groom dies before a wedding can take place, seventeen-year-old Spring Swallow is ordered to become a ghost bride to appease his spirit. Under her in-laws' ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • Skeleton Women

    by Mingmei Yip ...
    Once upon a time in China, the most beautiful and gifted women were known as "skeleton women"--the ultimate femme fatales who could bring a man to his knees, or to his doom. . .When Camilla, a young orphan girl in Shanghai, is adopted and brought to live in luxury, it seems like a stroke of luck. But as Camilla grows to womanhood, she realizes that her "rescue" was part of gang leader Big Brother ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • Chinese Children's Favorite Stories

    Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales

    Illustrated by Mingmei Yip ...
    by Mingmei Yip ...
    Watch a mischievous monkey learn his lesson, float along with a colorful butterfly, and visit a village with a mouse mayor.Chinese Children's Favorite Stories is a collection of thirteen timeless Chinese folktales told and charmingly illustrated by Yip—whose inspiration for retelling them came from her father's nightly storytelling when she was a child.Some of the selections are a thousand years ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • Grandma Panda's China Storybook

    Legends, Traditions and Fun

    by Mingmei Yip ...
    With classic Chinese fairytales and folk stories, Grandma Panda's China Storybook introduces children to Chinese culture in a fun, adventurous way!Grandma Panda is a wonderful teacher, a wonderful storyteller and a wonderful cook! Her grandchildren, Baobao and Lingling, love staying with her every summer because, at Grandma Panda's house, each day is an adventure. This summer, with the help of ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Chinese Children's Favorite Stories

    Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales

    by Mingmei Yip ...
    Chinese Children's Favorite Stories is a delightful selection of thirteen Chinese folktales as retold by author and illustrator Mingmei Yip. Inspired by her beloved father's nightly story-telling when she was a child, Yip hopes that by retelling some of these thousand-year-old Chinese stories she can pass along Chinese folklore and fables to international readers of all ages.These beautifully ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar

    series Routledge Comprehensive Grammars
    Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Chinese grammar which presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Chinese.The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Chinese grammar. It offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language and provides full and clear explanations. ... Read more

    $103.49 USD

  • Identity Management: A Primer

    In an age in which the boundaries between the real and the virtual are becoming increasingly blurred, this timely guide teaches both the key issues of identity management as well as appropriate strategies and preventative measures for ensuring personal safety in the virtual world. In a corporate setting, it is essential to identify and control the way in which the organization deals with customers ... Read more

    $44.99 USD