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Some, including my own grandparents with their children, feared the Communists and fled to the small offshore island of Taiwan.
Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  an island and government on the island of Taiwan 100 miles off the coast of mainland China; established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
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  • Some, including my own grandparents with their children, feared the Communists and fled to the small offshore island of Taiwan.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • Koreans, Filipinos, people from Hong Kong and Taiwan, South Africans, Italians, Greeks, South Americans, Argentines, Colombians, Venezuelans, Bolivians, a lot of black people who’ve cleaned out places you’ve never heard of, Chinese from everywhere.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • Then Hungary, Taiwan, China, divorce, this.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • The Quack studied the map; on it, he saw the words "Philippine" and "Taiwan."
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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  • Everyone’s heard it, like insurgent, Sunni, ayatollah, or Taiwan.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Which might as well be Red Taiwan, for all the good it does her.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • It was from China that the techniques of rice cultivation spread throughout East Asia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • "I’m not from Taiwan!" And just like that, the fragile connection we were starting to build snapped.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • In later years, largenumbers of Asians from Japan, Korea and Taiwan also moved into the area.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • In the fall of 1944 the Joint Chiefs of Staff had rejected General MacArthur’s plan to attack Japan via Taiwan and China.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers

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  • I had matches in Hong Kong and Taiwan and stuff, and a kind of local fan club-a small one.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • Rumors spread that the couple were spies and had secretly escaped to Taiwan.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Our special gift was a bicycle, made in Taiwan, for which we paid the equivalent of $450.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Did he also get calls from Chinese-speaking telemarketers trying to sign him up for long-distance calling plans for Hong Kong and Taiwan?
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • Then China will be ruled by a Nationalist zealot whose ideological roots are in Taiwan.’
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Even in places like Kazakhstan and Taiwan, kids were getting mad, getting determined.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • Crates from Canton, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan have that smell too, only stronger because they are more recently come from the Chinese.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • Hong, born in Taiwan, was a Juilliard student, too, and Nathaniel feels compelled to admit he didn’t make it all the way through.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • CHRIS HUNTINGTON has worked in France and Taiwan and has taught English in the Sahara and Gabon for the Peace Corps.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • And it turned out Carlo was in solid-state electronics, traveled to Hong Kong and Taiwan on business and had once flown to Mexico City to see a soccer game.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • She came as an exchange student from Taiwan and must have wondered what she’d gotten herself into joining a family of bearded men who hunted for a living.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • Vast new container ships known as PNXs, too large to transit the Panama Canal, now ply the Pacific between China, Taiwan, and South Korea and Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; and Vancouver, British Columbia.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • …better than thirty of them in his four years on the earth, an extensive collection which ranged from the seventy-nine-cent plastic jobs that his dad sometimes bought him at the Bridgton Pharmacy where he always got Time magazine on Wednesday evenings (you had to play carefully with the seventy-nine-cent trucks because they were MADE IN TAIWAN and had a tendency to fall apart) to the flagship of his line, a great yellow Tonka bulldozer that came up to his knees when he was standing.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • The story was first picked up in Taiwan.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • When you start shopping out the bikes over there in Taiwan, I saw it coming.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • He could return to the hotel now; the assistant manager would be miles away, conceivably booking a flight to Taiwan, if there was any truth at all in his hysterical statements.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • In a few minutes of introductions, of assessing where their paths might have crossed, they covered a handful of consulting firms, the plastics business in Taiwan, the fall of Andersen Consulting, the rise of Accenture.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • She was the youngest of four in her family in Taiwan, but when she joined our home, she became the oldest.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • My mother and father emigrated from Taiwan to New York City to raise a family.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • She had learned some English in school in Taiwan, but with our Southern accents, Rebecca just could not understand us.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • I described the restaurant owner from Taiwan as one of our class enemies, with her strong perfume smell, her thick makeup and her plastic smile.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Made in Taiwan.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • "Well, I only thought you said ’Taiwan’ because it sounds the same," I argued, irritated that she was upset by such an unintentional mistake.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • Peking would pull out of the Accords, blaming Taiwan and the West for messing around.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • She also persuaded a spy sent by the Nationalists in Taiwan to confess—without even beating him, although she said she was perfectly willing to beat those who did not confess.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • Taiwan is not China.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • After Duck Commander signed a licensing deal with Weaver, which makes rifle and shotgun optical scopes, I wanted to tour their manufacturing center in Taiwan.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • We took Rebecca as our translator and toured Taiwan.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • Rebecca has been back to Taiwan a couple of times to visit her family there.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • In those early trips to Taiwan, to Japan, to China and Hungary, Ruby came along, and she was wonderful.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • I was already on to Taiwan and China.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • I didn’t want to be in Taiwan, did I?
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • That Alan had been management, had helped scout a new, non-union location for Schwinn, had met with suppliers in China and Taiwan, had contributed not insignificantly — Ron’s words — to all that undid Schwinn and the 1,200 workers employed there, well, it made communication difficult.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • We were even told once, by one of the political heads, that a brave and faithful young Red Guard loved Chairman Mao so much that he informed the police that his parents had Taiwan connections.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Where better could it be found than in the wild acreages of idyllic government bird sanctuaries, official parks controlled by powerful moles from the Kuomintang in Taiwan.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Taiwan?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • I’ve never been to Hong Kong or Taiwan.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • The answer shouldn’t surprise you: Singapore, South Korea, China (Taiwan), Hong Kong, and Japan.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • But the fact that Taiwan and Hong Kong rank so highly suggests that the mainland would probably also do really well.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Someone dies, the wife of an American soldier, a former Japanese officer, an archaeologist in Taiwan or Hong Kong.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
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