Year of Fire Dragons

Year of Fire Dragons : An American Womans Story of Coming of Age in Hong Kong

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When 22-year-old Shannon follows her Eurasian boyfriend to his hometown of Hong Kong, she thinks their long distance romance is over. But a month later his company sends him to London. Shannon embarks on a wide-eyed newcomer's journey through Hong Kong alone. The city enchants her, forcing her to question her plans. Soon, she will need to choose between her new life and the love that first brought her to Asia."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 142 x 218 x 17mm | 1,199.98g
  • Blacksmith Books
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • English
  • 9881376416
  • 9789881376411
  • 977,235

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Year of Fire Dragons evokes all of the wonder of being in love as a young expat while capturing the true romance of Hong Kong. As you delight in Young's deftly written coming-of-age story, you might just find yourself falling for this fiery city where East meets West.--Jocelyn Eikenburg, Speaking of Chinashow more

About Shannon Young

American twenty-something Shannon Young writes a blog called A Kindle in Hong Kong and is an active member of the Women in Publishing Society. Originally from Arizona, she likes to travel and spy on other people's books on the train. She lives in Hong more

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23 ratings
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2 4% (1)
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