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Author Name    Jan Harper

Title   Pak Fan - White Powder

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   New

Publisher    Exposure Publishing 2006-11-01 00:00:00.000

ISBN Number    1846854490 / 9781846854491

Seller ID   Z1-E-008-01189

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This is a fictional story which is set in the Hong Kong of the 1960s. Pak fan, White Powder, or Heroin, is a way of life for Johnny Sung and his addict father. The book follows their lives. The author was educated in Hong Kong before returning to the UK to complete her education, so the setting is accurate and the places, street addresses and customs are authentic. This book is exciting and sometimes sad, but there in a light humour that runs right through. Li hawked loudly and spat into the middle of the room. An unsuspecting cockroach paused as the projectile landed in its path, surveyed the object, decided it could not be eaten, and scurried off under the bed, in search of a more appetising meal. 'That's the last of the tea,' Johnny shrugged. 'I've used those same leaves three times, now, and I can't squeeze anymore out of them. That bowlful looked like pale green pee,' (good enough for you anyway, don't suppose you'd know the difference, he said to himself).

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