Chinese Biography

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    • The Life and Times of Chiang Kai-shek, China, 1887-1975
    • By: Alexander V. Pantsov, Steven I. Levine - translator
    • Narrated by: Rick Adamson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 08-01-23
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 5 ratings
    • A biography of Chinese Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek, one of the twentieth century's most powerful and controversial figures, Victorious in Defeat provides a detailed portrait of a man who ranks with Stalin, Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchill, and Gandhi as leaders who shaped our world....

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    • The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter
    • By: Adeline Yen Mah
    • Narrated by: Felice Yeh
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 04-15-11
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 220 ratings
    • An ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Publishers Weekly Best Book, Chinese Cinderella is the story of author Adeline Yen Mah’s childhood.....

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    • The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun
    • By: Brother Yun
    • Narrated by: Cristofer Jean
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 02-10-09
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1,626 ratings
    • The dramatic autobiography of one of China's dedicated, courageous, and intensely persecuted house church leaders....

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    • The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan
    • By: Thomas Lockley, Geoffrey Girard
    • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 04-30-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 844 ratings
    • The remarkable life of history’s first foreign-born samurai and his astonishing journey from Northeast Africa to the heights of Japanese society....

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    • A Chinese Education
    • By: Peter Hessler
    • Narrated by: Peter Hessler
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 07-09-24
    • Language: English
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    • Author Peter Hessler provides an intimate and revelatory account of two generations of students in China’s heartland, by an author who has observed the country’s tumultuous changes over the past quarter century.

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    • By: Jackie Chan, Zhu Mo
    • Narrated by: Daxing Zhang, Jennifer Lim
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 12-04-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 551 ratings
    • Whether it’s from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie Chan is admired by generations for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In Never Grow Up, the global superstar reflects on his early life....

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    • A Life of Li Bai (Li Po)
    • By: Ha Jin
    • Narrated by: David Shih
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 01-15-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 68 ratings
    • From the National Book Award-winning author of Waiting: a narratively driven, deeply human biography of the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai - also known as Li Po....

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    • Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China
    • By: Jung Chang
    • Narrated by: Catherine Ho
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 10-29-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 118 ratings
    • They were the most famous sisters in China. As the country battled through 100 years of wars, revolutions, and seismic transformations, the three Soong sisters from Shanghai were at the center of power, and each of them left an indelible mark on history....

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    • The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family
    • By: Lisa See
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 03-01-11
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 325 ratings
    • Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family....

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    • By: Bill Lee
    • Narrated by: Virtual Voice
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 03-01-24
    • Language: English
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    • This stark and unsentimental recollection of childhood and coming of age in the back alleys and bustling streets of San Francisco's Chinatown ...

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    • The Definitive Account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet Since the Chinese Conquest
    • By: John Avedon
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 18 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 02-10-15
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 17 ratings
    • In this gripping account, John Avedon draws on his work and travels with the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to bring us the riveting story of Tibet and its temporal and spiritual leader....

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    • Three Daughters of China
    • By: Jung Chang
    • Narrated by: Joy Osmanski
    • Length: 22 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 12-13-11
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,945 ratings
    • Few books have had such an impact: a popular best seller, a critically acclaimed history of China, a tragic tale of nightmarish cruelty, and an uplifting story of bravery and survival....

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    • A Family's Reckoning with China
    • By: Edward Wong
    • Narrated by: Edward Wong, Will Dao
    • Length: 16 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 06-25-24
    • Language: English
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    • An epic narrative that tells the story of modern China by braiding an intimate family memoir with contemporary reporting by a New York Times diplomatic correspondent and former Beijing bureau chief....

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    • Anna May Wong's Rendezvous with American History
    • By: Yunte Huang
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Lam
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 10-10-23
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings
    • Born into the steam and starch of a Chinese laundry, Anna May Wong (1905-1961) emerged from turn-of-the-century Los Angeles to become Old Hollywood's most famous Chinese American actress. Now, more than a century after her birth, Yunte Huang narrates Wong's tragic life story....

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    • A Memoir
    • By: Curtis Chin
    • Narrated by: Curtis Chin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 10-17-23
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 39 ratings
    • Nineteen eighties Detroit was a volatile place to live, but above the fray stood a safe haven: Chung’s Cantonese Cuisine, where anyone—from the city’s first Black mayor to the local drag queens, from a big-time Hollywood star to elderly Jewish couples—could sit down for a warm, home-cooked meal....

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    • Fu Pei-mei and the Making of Modern Chinese Food
    • By: Michelle T. King
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Lam
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 05-28-24
    • Language: English
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    • Michelle T. King weaves together stories from her own family and contemporary oral history to present a remarkable argument for how understanding the story of young Chinese housewife Fu Pei-mei's life enables us to see Chinese food as both an inheritance of tradition and a truly modern creation.

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    • The True Story of a Chinese Christian's Fight for Freedom
    • By: Bob Fu, Nancy French
    • Narrated by: Hayden Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Release date: 10-09-13
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 807 ratings
    • God’s people are hiding in plain sightTens of millions of Christians live in China today, leading double lives to hide from a government that relentlessly persecutes them....

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