South China Morning Blues

South China Morning Blues

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NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Please note that the jacket image is indicative only. A description of our secondhand books is not always available. Please contact us if you have a question about this title. Author: Ray Hecht Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 344 There's no place onEarth quite like it. From Guangzhou to Hong Kong, the boomingmegalopolis of the Pearl River Delta has endless stories to tell. South China MorningBlues is filled with these tales of the postmodern East: depraved,rapidly changing, and never boring. Just what kinds ofcharacters find themselves in 21st-century China? There's Marco,a crooked businessman with a penchant for call girls; Danny, aculture-shocked young traveler; Sheila, a local club girl caughtup in family politics; Amber, a drug-fueled aspiring model; Terry, an alcoholic journalist; and Ting Ting, a lovable artist witha chip on her shoulder. Their lives...

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NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Please note that the jacket image is indicative only. A description of our secondhand books is not always available. Please contact us if you have a question about this title.

Author: Ray Hecht

Format: Paperback

Number of Pages: 344


There's no place onEarth quite like it. From Guangzhou to Hong Kong, the boomingmegalopolis of the Pearl River Delta has endless stories to tell. South China MorningBlues is filled with these tales of the postmodern East: depraved,rapidly changing, and never boring. Just what kinds ofcharacters find themselves in 21st-century China? There's Marco,a crooked businessman with a penchant for call girls; Danny, aculture-shocked young traveler; Sheila, a local club girl caughtup in family politics; Amber, a drug-fueled aspiring model; Terry, an alcoholic journalist; and Ting Ting, a lovable artist witha chip on her shoulder. Their lives intertwine in unexpected ways, as they delve deeper into theirsurroundings and in the process learn more about themselves. China may be leadingthe world into the future, but its inhabitants are going to haveto make sense of the present if that future is ever going to arrive.
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