No City for Slow Men : Hong Kong's Quirks and Quandaries Laid Bare
Blogger Jason Y. Ng has a knack for making the familiar both fascinating and funny. This collection of 36 essays examines some of the pressing social issues facing Hong Kong. It takes us from the gravity-defying property market to the plunging depths of old age poverty, from urban streets to beckoning islands, from the culture-shocked expat to the misunderstood Mainland Chinese and the disenfranchised domestic worker. The result is thought-provoking, touching and immensely entertaining.
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- Paperback | 272 pages
- 135 x 210 x 17.78mm | 304g
- 07 Jan 2015
- Blacksmith Books
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- 46 photos
"Ng's observations are compelling, entertaining and insightful. His essay 'Maid in Hong Kong' provides a much needed voice to the migrant worker community in Hong Kong." Noel Servigon, Philippine Consul General to Hong Kong"
About Jason Y. Ng
Jason Y. Ng is a lawyer, blogger and newspaper columnist who lived in Europe, the US and Canada before returning to Hong Kong.