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See, Lisa.

Summary: When the body of an American archaeologist is found floating in the Yangzi River, Ministry of Public Security agent Liu Hulan and her husband, American attorney David Stark, are dispatched to Site 518 to investigate. As Hulan scrutinizes his death, David, on behalf of the National Relics Bureau, tries to discover who has stolen from the site an artifact that may prove to the world China's claim...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION See

Cao, Xueqin

Summary: Beloved by generations of Chinese readers, The Dream of the Red Chamber is China's touching equivalent of the Romeo & Juliet story. In addition to being a tale of star-crossed lovers, this epic novel also follows the story of five generations of one Chinese family giving modern readers a multi-layered dramatic plot to get lost in at the same time as it offers up key insights into Chinese culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAO

Mo, Yan

Summary: The farmers of Paradise County have been leading a hardscrabble life unchanged for generations. The Communist government has encouraged them to plant garlic, but selling the crop is not as simple as they believed. Warehouses fill up, taxes skyrocket, and government officials maltreat even those who have traveled for days to sell their harvest. A surplus on the garlic market ensues, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MO

Chim, Wai

Summary: "Ming survived the famine that killed his parents during China's "Great Leap Forward", and lives a hard but adequate life, working in the fields. When a group of city boys comes to the village as part of a Communist Party re-education program, Ming and his friends aren't sure what to make of the new arrivals...But despite his reservations, Ming befriends a charming city boy called Li. The two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC CHI

La Valley, Josanne.

Summary: Life has been hard for fourteen-year-old Mehrigul, a member of the Uyghur tribal group scorned by the Chinese communist regime, so when an American offers to buy all the baskets she can make in three weeks, Mehrigul strives for a better future for herself and her family despite her father's opposition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LAV

Bunn, T. Davis

Summary: Seeking calm after a personal tragedy, attorney Marcus Glenwood moves to Rocky Mount, N.C., where his clients Alma and Austin Hall come to him for help concerning "their daughter Gloria [who] has disappeared in China while investigating the slavelike labor practices of a factory owned by the international giant New Horizons, the world's largest manufacturer of sports shoes and athletic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUN

Paris, Harper.

Summary: Separated from their parents in Beijing, China's Forbidden City, second-grade twins Ethan and Ella luckily find an ancient map that helps them find their way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAR

Dai, Sijie

Summary: After years of studying Freud in Paris, Mr. Muo returns home to bring the benefits of psychoanalysis to twenty-first-century China and to somehow free his college sweetheart, now a political prisoner, a quest that leads him to the sadistic local magistrate.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DAI

Chen, Da

Summary: Falling passionately in love with his headmaster's daughter, Samuel Pickens is devastated by her untimely death a month later and becomes convinced that her spirit will not rest until it is returned to her childhood home in nineteenth-century imperial China.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Gapper, John.

Summary: "The body of a woman who worked the overnight shift at the factory of a massive American tech company near Hong Kong is found in the marshes, bearing odd markings. Mei, an inspector for the Guangdong Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, is called out in the middle of the night to investigate--only to confront the most shocking discovery imaginable: the dead woman's face is identical to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAP

May, Peter

Summary: The media and the terror-stricken public are demanding the arrest of the Beijing Ripper and Li Yan, the head of Beijing's serious crime squad, has been put in the spotlight. American pathologist Margaret Campbell is invited to perform an autopsy on one of the victims and her results send shockwaves through the investigation. Then Li begins receiving personal letters from the killer, and his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poison Pen Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAY

Caldwell, Bo.

Summary: "Will Kiehn is an 'ordinary man,' seemingly destined for life as a humble farmer in the Midwest, when, having felt a call from God, he moves to the vast North China Plain in 1906. There he is surprised by love and weds a strong and determined fellow missionary, Katherine, who is also a dedicated nurse. Early in their marriage Will and Katherine find themselves witnesses to the crumbling of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Jun, Nie

Summary: "Four short stories set in a hutong, or residential alleyway, of Beijing, China. Yu Er, her grandfather, and their eccentric neighbors and experience the magic of everyday life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 JUN

May, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS MAY

Min, Anchee

Summary: Late 19th-century China is a tumultuous land beset by warring enemies--both from beyond its borders and within the fabled walls of the Forbidden City. When her son and adopted son each succumb to early deaths, Orchid reluctantly assumes greater power. While foreign nations like Japan, Russia, France, and England fight for their share of the Chinese spoils, Orchid sees her nation divide into...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Min

Ishiguro, Kazuo

Summary: "England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country's most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in Old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. Now, as the world lurches towards total war, Banks realizes that the time has come for him to return to the city of his childhood and at last...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ishiguro 2000

Coonts, Stephen

Summary: Jake Grafton is back, and is sent to Hong Kong to find out how deeply the U.S. consul-general, Tiger Cole, is embedded in a dangerous plan to overthrow the Chinese regime. Hong Kong is a powder keg ready to explode, with a political murder and the Chinese government's closure of a foreign bank as its fuse. Martin's Press.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Paperbacks 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Gaynor, Hazel

Summary: China, December 1941. Elspeth Kent left England for a teaching post at a missionary school in northern China. Ten-year-old Nancy Plummer has always felt safe at Chefoo School, protected by her British status. When Japan declares war on Britain and America, Japanese forces take control of the school. Nancy and her friends face privation, uncertainty and fear. The children look to their teachers-...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAY BOOK CLUB KIT (8 paperbacks)

Buck, Pearl S

Summary: A slave bride of a Chinese laborer devotes herself to her husband's family, but when civil war in China brings wealth to the family, her happiness is endangered as her husband brings home a second wife. "This Pulitzer Prize-winning classic tells the poignant tale of a Chinese farmer and his family in old agrarian China. The humble Wang Lung glories in the soil he works, nurturing the land as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BUC

Brady, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Manning, Kirsty

Summary: In 1939 Romy and her family leave Austria to settle in Shanghai as Jewish refugees and Romy forms a deep friendship with Li, and in 2016, Romy's granddaughter Alexandra transfers to Shanghai to search for clues about her mother's history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Manning 2019

Gaynor, Hazel

Summary: Enduring privation when Japan declares war on England, a teacher at a British missionary school in China is sent to a distant internment camp, where she provides support and instruction to incarcerated children taken from their parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAY

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC GAY
1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Gaynor 2020

Patterson, Molly

Summary: A mid-twentieth-century widow struggles to manage her farm and raise her children while reflecting on the intertwined experiences of her farm wife mother, her missionary aunt, and a Chinese student whose lives were shaped by the Boxer Rebellion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: Written with the authority of twenty-six years of military and government service at sea and in Washington, P.T. Deutermann's Red Swan is a brilliant, provocative thriller about the contemporary war that no one sees, but which will shape the future of America and China.Set in contemporary Washington D.C., Red Swan begins with an ominous phone call from Carson McGill, the Deputy Director of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEU

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