Double Cup Love

Double Cup Love

Double Cup Love

Double Cup Love is about how we search for love and meaning—in family and culture, in romance and marriage—but also how that search, with all its aching and overpowering complexity, can deliver us to our truest selves. -- Amazon.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Eddie Huang
Publisher : One World/Ballantine
Release : 2017-03-07
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780812985436


Double Cup Love

Double Cup Love

From the author of Fresh Off the Boat, now a hit ABC sitcom, comes a hilarious and fiercely original story of culture, family, love, and red-cooked pork Eddie Huang was finally happy. Sort of. He’d written a bestselling book and was the star of a TV show that took him to far-flung places around the globe. His New York City restaurant was humming, his OKCupid hand was strong, and he’d even hung fresh Ralph Lauren curtains to create the illusion of a bedroom in the tiny apartment he shared with his younger brother Evan, who ran their restaurant business. Then he fell in love—and everything fell apart. The business was creating tension within the family; his life as a media star took him away from his first passion—food; and the woman he loved—an All-American white girl—made him wonder: How Chinese am I? The only way to find out, he decided, was to reverse his parents’ migration and head back to the motherland. On a quest to heal his family, reconnect with his culture, and figure out whether he should marry his American girl, Eddie flew to China with his two brothers and a mission: to set up shop to see if his food stood up to Chinese palates—and to immerse himself in the culture to see if his life made sense in China. Naturally, nothing went according to plan. Double Cup Love takes readers from Williamsburg dive bars to the skies over Mongolia, from Michelin-starred restaurants in Shanghai to street-side soup peddlers in Chengdu. The book rockets off as a sharply observed, globe-trotting comic adventure that turns into an existential suspense story with high stakes. Eddie takes readers to the crossroads where he has to choose between his past and his future, between who he once was and who he might become. Double Cup Love is about how we search for love and meaning—in family and culture, in romance and marriage—but also how that search, with all its aching and overpowering complexity, can deliver us to our truest selves. Praise for Eddie Huang’s Double Cup Love “Double Cup Love invites the readers to journey through [Eddie Huang’s] love story, new friendships, brotherhood, a whole lot of eating and more. Huang’s honest recounting shouts and whispers on every page in all-caps dialogues and hilarious side-commentary. Huang pulls simple truths and humor out of his complex adventure to China. His forthright sharing of anecdotes is sincere and generates uncontrollable laughter. . . . His latest memoir affirms not only that the self-described “human panda” is an engaging storyteller but a great listener, especially in the language of food.”—Chicago Tribune “An elaborate story of love and self-discovery . . . Huang’s writing is wry and zippy; he regards the world with an understanding of its absurdities and injustices and with a willingness to be surprised.”—Jon Caramanica, The New York Times “Huang is determined to tease out the subtle and not-so-subtle ways in which Asian-Americans give up parts of themselves in order to move forward. . . . Fortunately for us, he’s not afraid to speak up about it.”—The New Yorker “Huang connects in Chengdu the same way he assimilated in America—through food, hip-hop and a never-ending authenticity, which readers experience through his hilarious writing voice and style.”—New York Daily News

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Eddie Huang
Publisher : One World
Release : 2016-05-31
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780812995473


Double Cup Love

Double Cup Love

"As he entered adulthood (of sorts), Huang began to wonder just how authentic his Chinese identity really was, a dilemma that grew more acute as he contemplated proposing marriage to his all-American (well, all-Italian-American) girlfriend. So he enlisted his brothers Emery and Evan and returned to the land his ancestors had abandoned. His immediate goal was to sample the best food in China, from four-star restaurants in Shanghai to sidewalk vendors in Chengdu, and open his own stand to see if his food stood up to Chinese tastes--but his deeper goal was to reconnect with his homeland, repair his frayed family relationships, decide whether to marry to his American girlfriend, and figure out just where to find meaning in his life."--Provided by publisher.

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Genre : SOCIAL SCIENCE
Author : Eddie Huang
Publisher :
Release : 2016
Total Pages : 218 Pages
ISBN : 9780812995466


Fresh Off The Boat

Fresh Off The Boat

NOW AN ORIGINAL SERIES ON ABC • “Just may be the best new comedy of [the year] . . . based on restaurateur Eddie Huang’s memoir of the same name . . . [a] classic fresh-out-of-water comedy.”—People “Bawdy and frequently hilarious . . . a surprisingly sophisticated memoir about race and assimilation in America . . . as much James Baldwin and Jay-Z as Amy Tan . . . rowdy [and] vital . . . It’s a book about fitting in by not fitting in at all.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS Assimilating ain’t easy. Eddie Huang was raised by a wild family of FOB (“fresh off the boat”) immigrants—his father a cocksure restaurateur with a dark past back in Taiwan, his mother a fierce protector and constant threat. Young Eddie tried his hand at everything mainstream America threw his way, from white Jesus to macaroni and cheese, but finally found his home as leader of a rainbow coalition of lost boys up to no good: skate punks, dealers, hip-hop junkies, and sneaker freaks. This is the story of a Chinese-American kid in a could-be-anywhere cul-de-sac blazing his way through America’s deviant subcultures, trying to find himself, ten thousand miles from his legacy and anchored only by his conflicted love for his family and his passion for food. Funny, moving, and stylistically inventive, Fresh Off the Boat is more than a radical reimagining of the immigrant memoir—it’s the exhilarating story of every American outsider who finds his destiny in the margins. Praise for Fresh Off the Boat “Brash and funny . . . outrageous, courageous, moving, ironic and true.”—New York Times Book Review “Mercilessly funny and provocative, Fresh Off the Boat is also a serious piece of work. Eddie Huang is hunting nothing less than Big Game here. He does everything with style.”—Anthony Bourdain “Uproariously funny . . . emotionally honest.”—Chicago Tribune “Huang is a fearless raconteur. [His] writing is at once hilarious and provocative; his incisive wit pulls through like a perfect plate of dan dan noodles.”—Interview “Although writing a memoir is an audacious act for a thirty-year-old, it is not nearly as audacious as some of the things Huang did and survived even earlier. . . . Whatever he ends up doing, you can be sure it won’t look or sound like anything that’s come before. A single, kinetic passage from Fresh Off the Boat . . . is all you need to get that straight.”—Bookforum

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Eddie Huang
Publisher : One World
Release : 2013-01-29
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780679644897


How To Make Love To A Plastic Cup

How To Make Love To A Plastic Cup

“A Guy’s Guide to the World of Infertility,” How to Make Love to a Plastic Cup is a light-hearted, laugh-out-loud funny, yet at the same time helpful and informative handbook to all things infertility-related written with the male wannabe babymaker in mind. Greg Wolf, who has “been there,” delivers the goods in a humorous, direct way that every potential dad will love…and every hopeful mom will want to purchase for the often clueless man in her life.

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Genre : Family & Relationships
Author : Greg Wolfe
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2010-08-10
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780062006844


I D Love To Take You Out For A Cup Of Coffee

I D Love To Take You Out For A Cup Of Coffee

This book makes a great gift for wine lovers, wine aficionados, and wine connoisseurs. Consider it for gifts and favors at wine tasting events or winery tours. It's also a funny gag & joke wine book to give when you're invited to dinner, and you are lacking the customary gift of a bottle of wine. *** This journal alternates between 4 LINED pages for writing and 2 BLANK pages for sketching/drawing throughout - Size 5.2" x 0.2" x 8" with 110 pages total. *** Not only does it make a great coffee table book and conversational piece, but its pages can be used as a diary of wine pairings, a record of special memories, a place for random sketches and diagrams, a very long bucket list, a notebook for tips and tricks, or all of the above. Make the gift even more special by writing a note or two of your own and tucking a little cash or a gift certificate into the folds. There is no text on the BACK COVER!

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Author : Owen Ofilia
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2017-08-27
Total Pages : 110 Pages
ISBN : 1975757300


Love And Bliss

Love And Bliss

Roary is everyman's dream with her long, beautiful chestnut hair, bright green eyes, luscious tan skin, and tight, toned body. Roary spent her entire life as an Army brat and after the death of her father she becomes an exotic dancer. Through her many adventures with her friend Shelly she finds herself falling for a Soldier. Between the pain of losing her father, love for dancing, and defying her own rules, Roary finds herself on the adventure of a lifetime.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Raven Saint
Publisher : CreateSpace
Release : 2013-06-09
Total Pages : 238 Pages
ISBN : 1484954734


Drinking From Love S Cup

Drinking From Love S Cup

Bhai Gurdas Bhalla (d. 1636 CE) is widely considered the most important non-canonical poet in Sikh history, having shaped the theology and ethics of the tradition for centuries. His beautiful poems, which offer an authoritative illustration of Sikh life in the early seventeenth century,defined Sikh identity during a tumultuous period of upheaval. In Drinking from Love's Cup Rahuldeep Gill brings together for the first time a collection of the revered poet's early work, masterfully translated into English, along with the original Punjabi text.The magic of Gurdas's poetry, says Gill, lies in its fusion of Islamicate narrative traditions with the heroic literature of India to speak about death, martyrdom, and the spirit's absolution in love. Rhythmic, elegant, and lucid, the poems weave Sikh scripture into the lyrical fabric of Sikhspirituality. Challenging traditional scholarship surrounding the dates of Gurdas's writing, Gill suggests that Gurdas wrote his poetry to console the Sikh community, which was in mourning over the execution of the fifth of the Sikh founders, Guru Arjan (d. 1606), by agents of the Mughal Empire.Ranking among the best of the Punjabi language troubadours, Gurdas in his verses immortalized the fifth Guru's role as a martyr. His poems were written to encourage the faithful to stay involved in the community, resist hegemony, and reinforce Sikh beliefs during sectarian upheaval. This book brings a contemporary flair to Gurdas's moving stanzas, and also unearths fresh insights about his life and context.

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Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2016-12-09
Total Pages : 312 Pages
ISBN : 9780190624088


There S A Hole In My Love Cup

There S A Hole In My Love Cup

Your depression, anxiety, & unfulfillment are the result of a life disconnected from your soul--your own true self, which has been waiting for decades deep inside to be rediscovered. In this book you'll reconnect to your true voice, free yourself from the fears that dog you & find the courage to experience true ALIVENESS, lasting joy & inner peace

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Sven Erlandson
Publisher :
Release : 2018-03-18
Total Pages : 448 Pages
ISBN : 1625505388


A Cup Of Tea Address Book

A Cup Of Tea Address Book

**Holds over 200+ addresses!! Great value. Designed for people who want to keep track of all their address is one place. It's always good to have a written record of everything, rather than keeping all of your records on the computer. Stay organized and keep track of addresses of family, friends and acquaintances with this 6x9 address book. Record names, addresses, cell and home numbers, email addresses, birthdays and other notes. Keeping track of your busy family and friends is a snap with this pretty yet practical address book! Personal address book packs a punch with space for over 200 contacts! Record names, addresses, home and mobile numbers, birthdays, notes, and email addresses. 110 pages. Measures 6 inches wide by 9 inches high Makes a nice gift, too! Cover design complements any desk. Bonus Passwords Page Designed by Elite Online Publishing Look for our other Amazon Books Elite Journals Elite Prayer Journals Elite Happy Journals Elite Fitness Journals Elite Guest Books Elite Planners Elite Sketchbooks

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Author : Melanie Johnson
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2017-03-22
Total Pages : 112 Pages
ISBN : 1544874359