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Aldo A. Quintana is the author of "The Twists and Turns of Living in Shanghai: Before, During, and After the Honeymoon," which focuses on two and a half years (2017-2019) in China's largest city.

His first book, "180 Days Abroad with the Chinese Locals: What Textbooks and Classrooms Don’t Tell Us About China," takes place in Langfang, Hebei, China in 2013.

At AAQ's Independent Writing & Publishing, he writes and edits his books of China remotely. Aldo is a California native from the San Francisco Bay Area who holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Business Administration.
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