Shanghai: The Rise and Fall of a Decadent City

May 22, 2001|
Shanghai: The Rise and Fall of a Decadent City by Stella Dong
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Transformed from a swampland wilderness into a dazzling, modern-day Babylon, the Shanghai that predated Mao′s cultural revolution was a city like no other: redolent with opium and underworld crime, booming with foreign trade, blessed with untold wealth and marred by abject squalor.

Journalist Stella Dong captures all the exoticism, extremes, and excitement of this legendary city as if it were a larger-than-life character in a fantastic novel.

Journalist Stella Dong has written for the New York Times Book Review, Travel & Leisure, and Harper's Bazaar. A first-generation Chinese American, she grew up in Seattle and now lives in New York City. This is her first book.
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Title:Shanghai: The Rise and Fall of a Decadent City
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.76 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.76 in
Published:May 22, 2001
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060934811

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