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Harman, Nicky

Works: 21 works in 78 publications in 2 languages and 4,168 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Romance fiction  Personal narratives  Short stories, Chinese  Pictorial works  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  War stories 
Roles: Translator, Editor
Classifications: CT1826, 306.87430951
Publication Timeline
Publications about Nicky Harman
Publications by Nicky Harman
Most widely held works by Nicky Harman
Message from an unknown Chinese mother : stories of loss and love by Xinran( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
Xinran tells of her experiences and travails as a mother and her observation of other women as mothers
The flowers of war by Geling Yan( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 438 libraries worldwide
This short novel is based on true events that took place during the Nanking Massacre in 1937 when the Japanese invaded the Chinese city. It tells the story of an American missionary who, for a few terrifying days, finds himself sheltering a group of schoolgirls, prostitutes and wounded Chinese soldiers in the compound of his church
K : the art of love by Ying Hong( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
"K tells the true story of the passionate love affair between Julian Bell, son of Vanessa Bell and darling of the Bloomsbury set, and Lin, the beguiling wife of a leading Chinese academic. Against the vivid backdrop of a decadent Peking, Lin teaches Julian the Daoist Art of Love - but the country around them is divided by conflict and overshadowed by impending war."--Jacket
The unbearable dreamworld of Champa the driver by Guanzhong Chen( Book )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Sex, Lies, and Rocky Roads. Life is simple for Champa. He has a good job as a chauffeur in his hometown of Lhasa, and if his Chinese boss Plum is a little domineering, well, he can understand that - she's a serious art-collector after all. And he does get to drive her huge Toyota. When he starts to sleep with his boss, life becomes a whole lot more complicated. Suddenly Champa's sex life is beyond his wildest dreams. But then Plum brings home a Tara statue - a statue that shines with exquisite feminine beauty - and suddenly life is not simple at all, as Champa finds himself on the long road to Beijing in search of its inspiration. The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driver is a rollicking road novel brim-ful of sensuality and danger. Underlying the optimism and humour of its hero is a shocking picture of racism and rough justice in modern Beijing
Banished! by Dong Han( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Paper tiger : inside the real China by Zhiyuan Xu( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
In PAPER TIGER the Chinese journalist and intellectual Xu Zhiyuan paints a portrait of the world's second-largest economy via a thoughtful and wide-ranging series of mini essays on contemporary Chinese society.Xu Zhiyuan describes the many stages upon which China's great transformation is taking place, from Beijing's Silicon district to a cruise down the Three Gorges; he profiles China's dissidents, including Liu Xiaobo, Ai Weiwei and Chen Guangcheng; and explores lesser-known stories of scandals that rocked China but which most people outside that country did not hear about - and which shed troubling light on China's dark heart.Xu Zhiyuan understands his homeland in a way no foreign correspondent ever could. PAPER TIGER is a unique insider's view of China that is measured and brave, ambitious in scope and deeply personal
Gold mountain blues by Ling Zhang( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
This is a rich saga chronicling the lives of five generations of a family from China's Guandong Province transformed by the promise of a better life in Gold Mountain, the Chinese name for Canada's majestic west coast. This is a novel about family, hope and sacrifice and about the evolution of the Chinese-Canadian identity
China witness : voices from a silent generation by Xinran( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Levensverhalen van Chinese burgers tussen de 70 en de 100 jaar die de geschiedenis van hun land gedurende een groot deel van de 20e eeuw bewust meegemaakt hebben
A phone call from Dalian : selected poetry of Han Dong = Lai zi Dalian de dian hua : selected poetry of Han Dong by Dong Han( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
In a 1989 interview, Han Dong declared that he wrote poetry for nobody, not even himself. He likens the poet to a roofer: "I write poetry for the constitution of poetry, just as a roofer gives no thought to who lives in the house whose roof he is covering--he builds to meet the criteria of what a house is. Poetry is not subordinate to purposes beyond itself: its highest purpose is to be without purpose."
Bericht van een Chinese moeder : verhalen over verlies en moederliefde by Xinran( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Tien portretten van Chinese vrouwen die dochters te vondeling hebben gelegd
Snow and shadow by Xiaohong Xie( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The flowers of war by Geling Yan( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
December 1937. The Japanese have taken Nanking. A group of terrified schoolgirls hides in the compound of an American church. Among them is Shujuan, through whose thirteen-year-old eyes we witness the shocking events that follow. Run by the Father Engelmann, an American priest who has been in China for many years, the church is supposedly neutral ground in the war between China and Japan. But it becomes clear the Japanese are not obeying international rules of engagement. As they pour through the streets of Nanking, raping and pillaging the civilian population, the girls are in increasing danger. And their safety is further compromised when prostitutes from the nearby brothel climb over the wall into the compound seeking refuge
Stories of loss and love by Xinran( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of Chinese mothers whose daughters have been wrenched from them and brings us the voices of some adoptive mothers from different parts of the world. This book sends a message from their mothers to those Chinese girls who have been adopted overseas to show them how things were for their mothers, and to tell them they were loved
The road of others : three stories by Annibaobei( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The Lost world of Ladakh : early photographic journeys through Indian Himalaya 1931-1934 by Rupert Wilmot( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In 1931 and 1934, Rupert Wilmont travelled on two of the ancient trade routes into Ladakh - first from Srinagar in the west, and then from the Kullu valley in the south - while serving with his British Army regiment in Northern India. At the time of his journeys, the current roads did not exist, and traditional means of travel, on foot and with pack animals, were the norm. Unlike most other travellers at that time, he confined himself to taking photographs, notable for the variety of people he captured on film and for documenting a now vanished way of life of the region
The book of sins by Xiwo Chen( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
China along the Yellow River : reflections on rural society by Jinqing Cao( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"It examines in exhaustive detail the lives and work of peasants, Party and local government officials, providing a wealth of data on the nature of life in post-reform rural China. The author argues that the current economic reforms in China have brought hardship for many small farmers in China's interior. The latter, he says, are being driven almost beyond endurance by official corruption and excessive taxation; in the past they have frequently rebelled, and he questions whether they will do so again."--Jacket
White horse by Ge Yan( file )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Cover; Title; Acknowledgements; White Horse; About the Author; By the same author; Copyright
Eye of The Eagle by Bai Hua( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Eye of the Eagle depicts the degradation of the lives of migrant workers in China, in this case, open-cast miners
A Tabby-cat's tale by Dong Han( file )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Tabby isn't an ordinary house-cat. Though he's the most beautiful, captivating animal to gace the rooftops of Nanjing, Tabby is also prone to unpredictable outbursts of clawing and scratching, and to raging incontinence, and he has a slightly out-of-control flea problem. But he is beloved. And despite the trouble he causes with the neighbors, the sleepless nights he forces their aging mother to suffer through, and the wedge he nearly drives between the narrator's brother and his wife, Tabby becomes the singular obsession of the entire household. In fact, life outside of Tabby fades into insignificance, and he soon wields a beguiling, incomprehensible, and inescapable dominion over them all
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