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Asian Godfathers: Money and Power in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

Asian Godfathers: Money and Power in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

by Joe Studwell

Editeur : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 9781555848927
Broché: 368
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Date d'affichage: 2020-05-28
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Hong Kong and Southeast Asia are home to five hundred million people, yet their economies are dominated by only fifty families whose interests range from banking to real estate, shipping to sugar, gambling to lumber. At their peak, eight of the world’s two dozen richest men were Southeast Asian, but their names would not be familiar to most regular readers of The Wall Street Journal. A complex mythology surrounds these billionaires, but in Asian Godfathers, Joe Studwell finds that the facts are even more remarkable than the myths. Studwell has spent fifteen years as a reporter in the region, and he marshals his unprecedented sources to paint intimate and revealing portraits of the men who control Southeast Asia. Studwell