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Chasing China

how I lost a fortune and found a life in Shanghai

by Mark Kitto

  • 192 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Skyhorse Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kitto, Mark,
  • Businessmen -- China -- Shanghai -- Biography,
  • Americans -- China -- Shanghai -- Biography,
  • Business enterprises -- China -- Case studies,
  • Shanghai (China) -- Biography,
  • Shanghai (China) -- Social life and customs,
  • Shanghai (China) -- Description and travel,
  • Moganshan (China) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Kitto.
    GenreBiography., Case studies.
    SeriesA Herman Graf book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS796.S253 K58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23014896M
    ISBN 109781602396579
    LC Control Number2009001208
    OCLC/WorldCa277203312

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