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Street Life Hong Kong: Outdoor workers in their own words

Blacksmith Books

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- Size: 22 (L) x 22 (W) cm

- Binding: softcover, 248 pages

- Language: English

- Author: Nicole Chabot

- Photographer: Michael Perini

- Publisher: Blacksmith Books, 2014

Hong Kong is famous for its bustling streets. In this book we hear from two dozen real people who provide its outdoor colour. We meet a flower seller, a street musician and a tram driver; a bouncer, a shoeshiner and a gas canister delivery man; a site foreman and a lifeguard; one man who climbs bamboo scaffolding for a living, and a woman who ferries visitors around the harbour on a sampan.

These are the working people who are always seen but rarely heard, and in this book they tell their life stories in their own words. Sharp black-and-white portraits immerse the reader in the dynamic streetscape of Hong Kong.