, Hong Kong China (PressExposure) July 18, 2008 -- "Forward to Beijing! A Guide to the Summer Olympics: with a short history of the Games and a list of Gold Medal Winners from the year 1988" by Verner Bickley is available as a mobibook to download to your computer or mobile device. ISBN-13: 9789889966874. Price US$20.00. Special price of US$10.00 closes 26 July.
You can download the necessary FREE software to read Mobi E-books from the above link.
A digital version is also available from Amazon Kindle. Reference. Amazon ASIN: B001C67X8I. You need to buy a Kindle in order to see this version:
The first (printed book) edition is available in Hong Kong bookshops, including Dymocks & Bookazine branches, Methodist Book Room (Wanchai), St John's Cathedral Bookstore (Garden Road), Nexos (Fleet Arcade, Fenwick Pier, Wanchai) and several other good Hong Kong bookstores. ISBN-13: 9789889966836. Price HKD152.
Also available by order through bookshops in the UK and online. Links for print book image / print book purchase: [http://www.chineseupress.com/asp/e_Book_card.asp?BookID=2318&Lang=E]
"FORWARD TO BEIJING: A GUIDE TO THE SUMMER OLYMPICS": EXPLAINS for each Olympic Sport: the rules; the special terms & vocabulary. LISTS: impressive Olympiad achievements of the past. CONTAINS: fascinating insights into the history of the Games. SHOWCASES: the Beijing Olympics and events to take place in Hong Kong. PROVIDES: useful phrases, quizzes & conversational openers.
Includes: Message from Timothy Fok, President, Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. Preface by Hon. Dr. Arnaldo de Oliveira de Sales, Chairman of the Hong Kong Olympic Academy & Hon. Life President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. Also, "A Big Idea", a personal essay by Chris Wardlaw, Olympic Games 1976 (10,000m finalist) 1980 (marathon), Head Coach, Australian Track and Field Team, 2000 Olympic Games.
Enquiries to: Proverse Hong Kong; email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.geocities.com/proversehk Distributor: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, SAR, China.