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Book giveaway: The Eurasian Face

Here’s what people have been saying about Kirsteen Zimmern’s The Eurasian Face:

“Zimmern … has taken what she called “a fleeting glimpse into the lives and faces of a number of Eurasians,” and ended up fascinated by what she discovered. She has produced a lovely and evocative book to tell their stories.” –- Asia Sentinel

“Half Chinese and half Scottish, Kirsteen Zimmern is Eurasian, although you wouldn’t think it to look at her. She gets this reaction all the time, shock and awe from both East and West as she reveals her ‘other side’ by speaking fluent Cantonese. This was among many reasons why, despite being a mother to four and a working barrister, she began assembling The Eurasian Face – a handsome new hardbound book published by Blacksmith.” –- Time Out Hong Kong

“In a city like Hong Kong, which is made up almost entirely of immigrants, ask the question, “Where are you from?” and you’re unlikely to receive a straightforward answer. … One of the most fascinating aspects of the book is that it offers not only an insight into people’s self-perceptions but also a glimpse into history, in particular how attitudes towards interracial unions were perceived in the not-too-distant past.” –- HK Magazine

Try your hand at winning a copy of the book by answering the following easy question:

Where did Kirsteen Zimmern grow up?

The first three correct answers in the comments section below will be the winners… and we’ll send the prize books to any address in Asia. Good luck!

2017-10-05T21:37:49+00:00March 4th, 2011|book giveaway, media attention|8 Comments


  1. Keon Lee March 4, 2011 at 7:57 am - Reply

    She grew up in the new territories in Hong Kong before studying in England for university.

  2. Don March 4, 2011 at 8:59 am - Reply

    Tong Yan Sun Chuen, Yuen Long

  3. Crystal Lee March 4, 2011 at 10:02 am - Reply

    primary and secondary in HK, then uni in the UK!

  4. Steve Farrer March 4, 2011 at 10:13 am - Reply

    Kirsteen Zimmern was born in Hong Kong, spending the early years of her life in a village in the New Territories.

    She completed her primary and secondary education in Hong Kong before going to University in the United Kingdom.

  5. Howard March 4, 2011 at 10:13 am - Reply

    Yeun Long…

  6. Pete March 4, 2011 at 10:17 am - Reply

    Well done, you’re all right! But the first three it is. I’ll be in touch by email to get your mailing addresses.

  7. yaozhaoshu March 10, 2011 at 8:30 pm - Reply

    i like Beauty girl

  8. freeja May 3, 2012 at 2:11 pm - Reply

    Oh darn, I missed it! I really want a copy of the book!

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