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HONG KONG

John Miller

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ISBN 10: 0811806804 / ISBN 13: 9780811806800
Published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 1994
Hardcover
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Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Clean, bright pages. Front and rear panels soiling. ; Chronicles Abroad; 6.10 X 4.80 X 1.10 inches; 256 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Bookseller Inventory # 91799

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Title: HONG KONG

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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In Hong Kong, the last one hundred years and the next one hundred are compressed into one. In its jam-packed streets you can shop for modern clothes day and night, buy the egg of an animal you didn't know existed, or pick your own fish to bring back to a restaurant. The non-stop life of Hong Kong is palpable in its towering skyscrapers, multitudes of cars, and pervasive neon. A city as frenetic and fascinating as this can only inspire the most sophisticated and varied of writing, as evidenced in this anthology, Hong Kong.
From Welsh writer Jan Morris's discussion of the "Chineseness" of this (soon-to-be-former) British colony to Somerset Maugham on rickshaws and romance; from John Krich's amusing and horrific dissection of "bargain basement" Hong Kong to Chinese scholar Wang Tao's respectful description of his "exile" from mainland China (in Hong Kong) to a wild romp in the city's underground with John le Carre, this most complicated of Asian cities is vividly captured in the writing of fourteen international authors.

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