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Golden Boy

(2005)
Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood
A non fiction book by

 
 
At seven years old, Martin Booth found himself with all of Hong Kong at his feet when his father was posted there in 1952. This is his memoir of that youth, a time when he had access to corners of the colony normally closed to a gweilo, a "pale fellow" like him. From the plink plonk man with his dancing monkey to Nagasaki Jim, and from a drunken child molester to the Queen of Kowloon (the crazed tramp who may have been a Romanov), Martin saw it all--but his memoir illustrates a deeper challenge in his warring parents. This is an intimate and powerful memory of a place and time now past.

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Hardback Editions

October 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: Golden Boy: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 1-4395-6249-0 / 978-1-4395-6249-9 (USA edition)
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November 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Golden Boy: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 0-312-34817-7 / 978-0-312-34817-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
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Paperback Editions

November 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Golden Boy: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood
Author(s): Martin Booth
ISBN: 0-312-42626-7 / 978-0-312-42626-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2006 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Golden Boy: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood
Author(s): Martin Booth
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Availability: Amazon