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Forget Heels! [Kindle Edition]

Hope Barrett
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Book Description

Celebrities Peter Ustinov * Julia Nickson * Pierce Brosnan * Michael Jackson * Rob Lowe
Asia's Superstars Anita Mui *  Leslie Cheung * Hideki Saijo


IN HONG KONG at the time author James Clavell's Noble House was being made into a television series, journalist Hope Barrett's sartorial retrospective on getting an interview with the right celebrities is humorous, witty; comes with the tale of a faith healer channelling ten minor gods and, oh, a bomb in a shopping mall too.


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"Finished my copy last night, thoroughly enjoyed it." ~ Alison Brown, Sept. 3, 2012, the most important reviewer there is ~ a satisfied reader.

Product Details

  • File Size: 2578 KB
  • Print Length: 105 pages
  • Publisher: North Door 37 Publishing (August 28, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0093GEQWU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,732,328 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiring, honest, witty, and humorous... March 4, 2013
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I found this book to be entertaining, amusing, and quite reflective. Ms. Barrett captures a unique moment in time as she tells of her life as a young, reluctant --yet persevering-- reporter caught in the jungle that is Hong Kong. We are offered a glimpse into her life as we meet some of her co-workers and tag along with her as she interviews a select handful of celebrities. Her honesty and cynicism are mixed with a healthy dose of sharp wit and a dash of humor that keeps the reader engaged. Well worth every digital penny.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Forget Heels by Hope Barrett September 6, 2012
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Very interesting book. Divided by topic and chapters. It provides a window into her life as a journalist in a foreign country and darn it is either Singapore or Hong Kong I really enjoyed the humor and the stories of her trials and tribulations of her life there. I liked it.
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More About the Author

Hope Barrett has been involved in the publishing industry since 1986, offering a biting account of these early days in Hong Kong with the August 2012 publication Forget Heels! A proponent of following your passion, Hope finds hers in the creative activities of painting and writing, when not out in the garden photographing caterpillars, or the cats Bacardi and Bailey.

A comprehensive list of Hope's projects may be found at www.northdoor37publishing.com. You can also often catch up with her in real time on Facebook at www.facebook.com/northdoor37publishing

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