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Hong Kong society

Hong Kong society

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Published by Writers" & Publishers" Cooperative in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Alex Y.H. Kwan and David K.K. Chan.
      ContributionsKwan, Alex Y. H., Chan, David K. K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN752.5 .H67 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 279 p. :
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2417818M
      ISBN 109627104094
      LC Control Number87100163
      OCLC/WorldCa15686111

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      to the Hong Kong SCBWI Chapter. We're a small but friendly and active group. Throughout the year we host talks, dinners and workshops with well known authors and industry professionals from all over the world, as well as craft evenings and . About this Item: The Hong Kong Bible Society, Hong Kong, Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Textblock edges dyed red. Ribbon marker intact. Black boards w gold lettering on spine. No wear to covers or spine. Binding square and sound. Shen Chinese language. Edition Seller Inventory #

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