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    • Green Island

    • A Novel
    • By: Shawna Yang Ryan
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    February 28, 1947: Trapped inside the family home amid an uprising that has rocked Taipei, Dr. Tsai delivers his youngest daughter, the unnamed narrator of Green Island, just after midnight as the city is plunged into martial law. In the following weeks, as the Chinese Nationalists act to crush the opposition, Dr. Tsai becomes one of the many thousands of people dragged away from their families and thrown into prison. His return, after more than a decade, is marked by alienation from his loved ones and paranoia among his community.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful sweeping saga

    • By Cherilyn Parsons on 05-04-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Water Ghosts

    • A Novel
    • By: Shawna Ryan
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 2

    Locke, California, 1928. Three bedraggled Chinese women suddenly appear out of the mist one afternoon in a small Chinese farming town on the Sacramento River, and their arrival throws the community into confusion. Two of the women are unknown to the townspeople, while the third is the long-lost wife of Richard Fong, the handsome manager of the local gambling parlor, who had left her behind in China many years earlier and had not yet returned for her.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Water Ghosts

    • By Vickie on 05-20-09

    Regular price: $20.99