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Five Star Billionaire

(2013)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Phoebe is a factory girl who has come to Shanghai with the promise of a job - but when she arrives she discovers that the job doesn't exist. Gary is a country boy turned pop star who is spinning out of control. Justin is in Shanghai to expand his family's real estate empire, only to find that he might not be up to the task. He has long harbored a crush on Yinghui, a poetry-loving, left-wing activist who has reinvented herself as a successful Shanghai businesswoman. Yinghui is about to make a deal with the shadowy Walter Chao, the five star billionaire of the novel, who with his secrets and his schemes has a hand in the lives of each of the characters. All bring their dreams and hopes to Shanghai, the shining symbol of the New China, which, like the story's characters, is constantly in flux and which plays its own fateful role in the lives of its inhabitants.

Five Star Billionaire is a dazzling, kaleidoscopic audiobook that offers rare insight into the booming world of Shanghai, a city of elusive identities and ever-changing skylines, of grand ambitions and outsize dreams. Bursting with energy, contradictions, and the promise of possibility, Tash Aw's remarkable new audiobook is both poignant and comic, exotic and familiar, cutting-edge and classic, suspenseful and yet beautifully unhurried.

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July 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 0-670-06714-8 / 978-0-670-06714-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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July 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Five Star Billionaire: A Novel
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 0-8129-9434-5 / 978-0-8129-9434-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
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January 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 0-00-749415-7 / 978-0-00-749415-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Paperback Editions

July 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Five Star Billionaire: A Novel
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 0-8129-8481-1 / 978-0-8129-8481-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
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June 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 0-14-318773-2 / 978-0-14-318773-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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January 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 0-00-749418-1 / 978-0-00-749418-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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February 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 0-00-749416-5 / 978-0-00-749416-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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February 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 0-00-752604-0 / 978-0-00-752604-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Audio Editions

September 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 1-4526-1665-5 / 978-1-4526-1665-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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September 2013 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
ISBN: 1-4526-6665-2 / 978-1-4526-6665-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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September 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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September 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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September 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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July 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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July 2013 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Five Star Billionaire: A Novel
Author(s): Tash Aw
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
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February 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Five Star Billionaire
Author(s): Tash Aw
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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