Hong Kong

Hong Kong

[Hsiang-kang]

Book - 1988
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Combining firsthand reportage with exemplary research, Morris takes readers from Hong Kong's clamorous back alleys to the luxurious Happy Valley racecourse, where taipans place their bets between sips of champagne and bird's nest soup. Morris chronicles the exploits of traders, pirates, colonists, financiers, and shows how their descendants view the prospect of reunification with the Chinese mainland. What emerges is an epic tableau, vastly informed and pungently evocative.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1988
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780394550978
0394550978
Branch Call Number: ANF 951.25
Characteristics: viii, 359 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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