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- Wakefield Press 2006; US$ 7.99
They wanted a love they could take into eternity.'In a small town on the Australian coast Penny grows up to marry the boy who has waited for her. Few know the truth about her birth. Her uncle Jack is one, for he shared with her father not only his childhood but also the horror of their wartime experience. Jack and Penny's special bond is as... more...
- Giramondo Publishing 2005; US$ 22.95
The drama begins with a body dumped in south-western Sydney skinned, with no face. Lewis Lin, taxi driver, photographer, recent arrival from Beijing, happens to be at the scene. With detectives Ginger Rogers and Shelley Swert in pursuit, Lin finds himself drawn into a deadly immigration racket, with a cast which includes a film-maker just in... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 13.63
A brilliantly vivid tapestry of the Australian predicament, rich in possibility, but shot through with accident and revelation. Through it all breathes the ancient reality of the land: its red earth and bright air painted with the sure hand of a master.' - Simon Schama more...
- Wakefield Press 2012; US$ 7.99
Beijing is a city of opportunity and danger when cancer specialist Wally Frith arrives there from Sydney. Chance encounters have life-changing consequences. As the doctor's journey spirals back into his own family story, memories and ghosts shadow the seductions of the present. 'Avenue of Eternal Peace', a kaleidoscopic novel of healing and hope, was... more...
- Wakefield Press 2012; US$ 7.99
This is a literary journey of an Australian writer's encounter with the culture and people of China, particularly its young writers and artists, and of the evolving influence of China on the writer's own work and life. Nicholas Jose is the author of four novels and two collections of short stories. He was Cultural Counsellor at the Australian Embassy,... more...
- Giramondo Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Nicholas Jose was Cultural Counsellor at the Australian Embassy in Beijing from 1987 to 1990, at a vital moment in Chinas history, and has played an important role in artistic relations between the two countries since then. The title of his new collection of stories refers to an unusual kind of Chinese painting, that tricks the eye into thinking... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2015; US$ 11.99
A seductive literary love story set in contemporary Shanghai, The Red Thread intertwines the lives of two pairs of lovers across the centuries. Shen, a young, American-educated appraiser in a Shanghai auction house, is captivated by Ruth, a self-possessed Australian artist who happens into one of his auctions. As they fall in love, Shen finds that... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 84.99 US$ 76.49
A quarter of a century into the HIV pandemic, this multi-country comparative book aims to demonstrate how the response to a common, global threat is shaped by the history, culture, institutions and health systems of individual nations. more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 42.99
The Haitian Creole Language is the first book dealing with the central role of Creole in Haiti and the Haitian diaspora, especially in the United States. Dispelling myths about Creole, with discussions of Haitian and Haitian Creole history, it provides a foundation for educators, service providers, policy makers, social scientists, and language and... more...