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City Between Worlds: My Hong Kong

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The author of this book offers an insider's view of Hong Kong, capturing the history and culture that make his densely packed home city so different from its nearest neighbours. He goes through the wet markets and the corner bookshops, remote fishing villages and mountaintop temples, teahouses and noodle stalls.
Hardcover, 322 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Belknap Press
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I'd give this a good nine stars. Leo Lee does an amazing job trying to outline each of HK's districts while giving us insight into the history, identity, and culture of the people that live there. The book did feel repetitive at times and went on for too long at some sections, so I'll reserve it a ten, but it was so immensely helpful in writing my stories that take place in this city. Lee brings an amount of detail to each page that I really appreciate. Recommended if you ever want to armchair t ...more
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