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China Doll

  • 304 Pages
  • 4.93 MB
  • 6499 Downloads
  • English
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Windsprint Press
Suspense, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Mystery & Thrillers / Thrillers, Fiction / Suspense, General, Adoption, Americans, China, Intercountry ado
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8590772M
ISBN 100977382125
ISBN 139780977382125

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Colloquially the term china doll is used to refer only to glazed porcelain dolls. A typical china doll has a glazed porcelain head with painted molded hair and a body made of cloth or range in size from more than 30" (76 cm) tall to.

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The women’s story explores burning questions about the possibilities of friendship, the profound effects of betrayal, the horrors of prejudice and the nature of ambition – especially female. “China doll” or “China dolls” are phrases used often in the novel.

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Glazed porcelain China head dolls (unglazed porcelain dolls are referred to as Parian dolls) are usually found on a wood, cloth or kid body with some dolls having partial China limbs as well. China Doll by Joe Cosentino is the fourth book in the Jana Lane series. The former child star has solved murders on a movie set, and in Washington.

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Grace and Helen are cast, but Ruby is not—because of Japanese aggression in China, Chinatown is hostile toward all Japanese.

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Directed by Frank Borzage. With Victor Mature, Li Hua Li, Ward Bond, Bob Mathias. American pilot Cliff Brandon, fighting the Japanese in China, finds himself the unintentional "owner" of a Chinese housekeeper, Shu-Jen. The unlikely couple falls in love and marries, but not without tragedy brought on by the war/10().Despite their fragile nature, antique china dolls are treasured by serious doll collectors and children alike.

These classic playthings made from glazed white porcelain were initially popularized in Europe during the s. Porcelain was invented in ancient China, made from a hard, white clay known for its fineness and strength.