Hong Konged

Hong Konged

One Modern American Family's (mis)adventures in the Gateway to China

Book - 2012
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In this alternately hilarious and heartrending memoir, acclaimed writer and editor Paul Hanstedt recounts the true story of his family's recent sojourn to Hong Kong. Hanstedt and his wife and three children--aged 9, 6, and 3--lived in Hong Kong for a year, a year beset by culture clash, vicious bullies, hospital visits, M&Ms, and the worst traffic jam you've ever seen.

Through the eyes of the earnest if sometimes clueless Hanstedt family, you'll discover a world you've never known before. But in the end, Hong Konged is about place and family and what it is that makes us human--no matter who we are or where we live.
Publisher: Avon, MA : Adams Media, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781440540738
144054073X
Branch Call Number: 915 .125 HAN
Characteristics: 301 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm

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Meeseeks Sep 18, 2013

Hong Konged is a good and funny read especially for parents. Hanstedt wrote with keen observations and appreciation for different cultures. He showed much love for his family and was open to poking fun at himself.

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