About the Book
On 1st July 1997, the United Kingdom transferred sovereignty of Hong Kong to the Peoples Republic of China, marking the end of 150 years governance. Being Stripped Naked provides a window into the city during the to of the “Handover”
In 1995 Dave Mears arrives in Hong Kong, but he isn’t sure what he’s searching for in the bustling, vibrant city. He is greeted by sights and sounds that are a world apart from his hometown in the northeast of England. With the construction boom in full flow Dave is eager to take advantage of the opportunities presented to him as Hong Kong’s economy continues to soar. But he soon learns that while Hong Kong may be full of the wealthy and soon-to- be-wealthy, life is cheap. Ream more..
British expats life in Hong Kong