Maotai, Mooncakes and Monks : Misadventures in Hong Kong & China by Jessica Bellas
Jessica Bellas records the most humorous moments of her first thirty months living as an expatriate in Hong Kong, from the media circus resulting from the dramatic rescue of her dog by the Hong Kong Fire Services Department to out-drinking Communist party officials in China to dodging confetti cannons. She also examines more poignant issues such as discrimination, racism and culture shock.Maotai, Mooncakes & Monks is a memoir, culture shock guide, travelogue, political commentary and adventure rolled into one.
Foreword by Nury Vittachi - founding editor of the Asia Literary Review
"From menus that offer ‘fatty intestines’ to T-shirts emblazoned with
‘Baby Drink Beer’, nothing misses her pen...a fresh, candid view of a
community.” - Nury Vittachi