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              The Slightest Chance

              The Slightest Chance (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Letters, Paul

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              In war, you can pretend to be someone youre not. Yet, in war, people find out who you really are. Hong Kong, 1941. Anglo-Australian civil servant Dominic Sotherlys colonial sojourn in Hong Kong becomes complicated by his double life in both war and love. Enigmatic Englishwoman Gw ...

              ISBN 9789887792796
              Published 1 October 2019 by Blacksmith Books
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              Tin Hats and Rice: A Diary of Life as a Hong Kong Prisoner of War, 1941-1945

              Tin Hats and Rice: A Diary of Life as a Hong Kong Prisoner of War, 1941-1945 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Anslow, Barbara

              • RRP: $34.99
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              I can't visualise us getting out of this, but I want to TRY to believe in a future, wrote 23-year-old Barbara Anslow (then Redwood) in her diary on 8th December 1941, a few hours after Japan first attacked Hong Kong. Her 1941-1946 diaries (with postwar explanations where necessar ...

              ISBN 9789887792741
              Published 1 March 2019 by Blacksmith Books
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              Diamond Hill: Memories of Growing Up in a Hong Kong Squatter Village
               

              Diamond Hill: Memories of Growing Up in a Hong Kong Squatter Village (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Chi-shun, Feng

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Diamond Hill was one of the poorest and most backward of villages in Hong Kong at a time when Hong Kong itself was poor and backward. This memoir of a native son of a Kowloon squatter village presents the early days of a life shaped by a now-extinct community.

              ISBN 9789881774248
              Published 1 January 2009 by Blacksmith Books
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              Tiger Hunters of Tai O

              Tiger Hunters of Tai O (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Saeki, John

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Hong Kong, 1954. The British colony was not yet ready to hear about a Eurasian policeman having an affair with the police commissioner's daughter. Simon Lee tasted swift punishment. He was banished to the far tip of a wild and distant island a stone's throw from Chinese waters - ...

              ISBN 9789887792710
              Published 1 May 2018 by Blacksmith Books
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              Fishing in Hong Kong: A How-To Guide to Making the Most of the Territory's Shores, Reservoirs and Surrounding Waters
               

              Fishing in Hong Kong: A How-To Guide to Making the Most of the Territory's Shores, Reservoirs and Surrounding Waters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Sharp, Mike; Peters, John; Illustrated by Sharp-Eliazar, Lizzie

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              Did you leave your fishing rods at home before relocating to Hong Kong, unaware that such a densely populated place could support recreational fishing? Mike Sharp and John Peters walk you through the local angling spots and describe key tactics normally known only by Hong Kong an ...

              ISBN 9789881376480
              Published 1 April 2016 by Blacksmith Books
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              It Won't Be Long Now: The Diary of a Hong Kong Prisoner of War
               

              It Won't Be Long Now: The Diary of a Hong Kong Prisoner of War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Heywood, Graham

              • RRP: $35.99
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              Japan marched into Hong Kong at the outbreak of the Pacific War on 8 December 1941. On the same day, Graham Heywood was captured by the invading Japanese near the border while carrying out duties for the Royal Observatory. He was held at various places in the New Territories befo ...

              ISBN 9789881376510
              Published 29 October 2015 by Blacksmith Books
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              Working Mothers, Happy Kids
               

              Working Mothers, Happy Kids (Paperback)

              By Dholakia, Amita

              • RRP: $19.50
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              Active nurturing does not require you to fill every moment of your time with your children with intense activities, but when you are together, you should remember to be positive, warm and emotionally responsive. This book deals with active nurturing. It also offers 21 illustrated ...

              ISBN 9789889979911
              Published 1 January 2007 by Blacksmith Books
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              Sheriff of Wan Chai: How an Englishman Helped Govern Hong Kong in its Last Decades as a British Colony

              Sheriff of Wan Chai: How an Englishman Helped Govern Hong Kong in its Last Decades as a British Colony (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mann, Peter

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              In 1976, Peter Mann left a gloomy England for the last corner of the British empire: Hong Kong. As a police inspector, he commanded a sub-unit and led a district vice squad in Kowloon, before joining the colonial government's Administrative Service and working in the fields of tr ...

              ISBN 9789881376565
              Published 1 December 2017 by Blacksmith Books
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              Hong Kong Confidential: Life as a Subversive

              Hong Kong Confidential: Life as a Subversive (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wong, David T. K.

              • RRP: $47.99
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              A former senior Chinese Administrative Officer has at long last lifted another little corner of the veil of half-truths and anodyne official releases which hitherto shrouded many of the decisions and evasions under the long Hong Kong governorship of Sir Murray MacLehose. David T. ...

              ISBN 9789887792895
              Published 1 July 2019 by Blacksmith Books
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              Dim Sum: A Survival Guide
               

              Dim Sum: A Survival Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Chu, Liza

              • RRP: $24.99
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              Why limit yourself to the English menu when ordering dim sum? This is a practical guidebook that includes photographed dish which is identified with Chinese characters and pronunciation.

              ISBN 9789881774231
              Published 15 August 2010 by Blacksmith Books
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