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Hong Kong State of Mind: 37 Views of a City That Doesn't Blink
Ng, Jason Y.
 
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ISBN-10 :  988190031X
ISBN-13 :  9789881900319
Publisher :  Blacksmith Books
Pub Date :  January 2015
Pages :  220
Binding :  Paperback
Category :  Literature & Fiction , Reference , Travel
   
List Price :  $ 13.95
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"Hong Kong's colorful history and vibrant street life come alive in a vivid account of the pleasures and contradictions of this Asian metropolis." ıııZeb Eckert, Bloomberg TelevisionHong Kong is a city where limousines outnumber taxis, partygoers count down to Christmas every December 24, and giant billboards of fortune tellers and cram school tutors compete with breathtaking skylines. This collection of essays zeroes in on the city's idiosyncrasies with deadpan precision. An outsider looking in and an insider looking out, Jason Y. Ng has created a travel journal for the tourist and a user's manual for the wide-eyed expat.Hong Kong is a city where limousines outnumber taxi cabs, party-goers count down to Christmas every December 24, and giant billboards of fortune tellers and cram school tutors compete with breathtaking skylines. This collection of essays zeroes in on the city's idiosyncrasies with deadpan precision. An outsider looking in and an insider looking out, Jason Y. Ng has created a travel journal for the passing visitor, and a user's manual for the wide-eyed expat.Jason Y. Ng is a lawyer, blogger and newspaper columnist who lived in Europe, the US and Canada before returning to Hong Kong.
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