Gweilo memories of a hong kong childhood martin booth on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers evocative funny and full of life this is a beautifully observed childhood memoir of growing up in colonial hong kong in the 1950s as an inquisitive seven year old. Martin booth died in february 2004 shortly after finishing the book that would be his epitaph this wonderfully remembered beautifully told memoir of a childhood lived to the full in a far flung outpost of the british empire. Gweilo memoirs of a hong kong childhood is an autobiography by author martin booth it was published in 2004 shortly before he died the book discusses the authors childhood in hong kong the term gweilo literally means ghost man in cantonese but has been applied as a racial epithet for caucasians as in white ghosts. Start by marking gweilo memories of a hong kong childhood as want to read gweilo a memoir of a hong kong childhood review martin booths gweilo is honestly one of the best autobiographies anyone will read this final book of his will be remembered as his greatest epitaph returning to the roots of his childhood he enraptures us in the marvelous city of hong kong he reminds us of . Gweilo memories of a hong kong childhood by martin booth 9780553816723 available at book depository with free delivery worldwide
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