Getting Rich First: A Modern Social History

By Duncan Hewitt

Pegasus Books, Hardcover, 9781933648477, 454pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2008

"Newsweek" journalist Hewitt, who lives in China and has witnessed first hand the impact and speed of the nation's vast upheavals, has written a timely and illuminating book that speaks with the voices of everyday people confronting an ever-changing reality.

About the Author
Duncan Hewitt first lived in China in 1986, while studying Chinese at Edinburgh University. He was a BBC correspondent in China from 1997 until 2002, first in Beijing and later as the BBC's first Shanghai correspondent. Hewitt now writes for Newsweek from Shanghai.