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Kowloon Tong

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The humiliation of a colonial Englishman on the eve of China's takeover of Hong Kong. Neville Mallard, a member of the white elite is forced to sell his family's textile factory to a Chinese businessman. It is a blow to his wallet, but even more to his confidence, the end of a century of white arrogance.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 0395860296 9780395860298
OCLC Number: 36059917
Description: 243 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Paul Theroux.
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The humiliation of a colonial Englishman on the eve of China's takeover of Hong Kong. Neville Mallard, a member of the white elite is forced to sell his family's textile factory to a Chinese businessman. It is a blow to his wallet, but even more to his confidence, the end of a century of white arrogance.

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