Who writes Hong Kong memoirs? Examples from World War II survivors to policemen to those who just want to settle scores can reveal history in a new light

//Who writes Hong Kong memoirs? Examples from World War II survivors to policemen to those who just want to settle scores can reveal history in a new light

Who writes Hong Kong memoirs? Examples from World War II survivors to policemen to those who just want to settle scores can reveal history in a new light

Looking back is a corollary of advancing age. Life’s arc tends to make more sense as the trajectory reaches certain vantage points, and distance – whether from places, people or events – lends valuable perspective.Retirement, sometimes far away from a life once lived, spent among those who stayed at home who – all too often – have little interest in someone else’s very different life lived on the other side of the world, brings formerly exotic, everyday experiences into sharp contrast…

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