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Five star billionaire = Wu xing hao men : a novel

Author: Tash Aw
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Fourth Estate paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Dreaming of love and success in rapidly changing Shanghai, four individuals--a starry-eyed waitress, a wealthy developer's son, a pop artist, and a poetry-loving activist--confront unexpected realities in regional challenges.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tash Aw
ISBN: 9780007494187 0007494181
OCLC Number: 862757611
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Description: 437 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Wu xing hao men
5 star billionaire
Responsibility: Tash Aw.

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Longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize, the overlapping lives of five newcomers to China's most dynamic city are the subject of this kaleidoscopic novel.  Read more...

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`Aw's tale of five migrant workers carving out lives in a modernising Shanghai is the stuff of a hit TV miniseries ... the reading experience it offers is coolly engrossing' Adam Mars-Jones, Observer Read more...

 
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