Mina Hanbury-Tenison

Mina Hanbury-Tenison is an American writer based in Shanghai. After graduating from Yale University with a degree in Literature, she went to Hollywood. She wrote two screenplays, Billionaire Days, a social satire about greed and ambition in California, and Furies' End, about a band of female assassins. Since her move to Shanghai, Mina has worked as a freelance journalist and writer. She currently writes a social commentary column for Oriental Weekly. Shanghai Girls Uncensored & Unsentimental: How to Marry Up and Stay There is a distillation of stories, anecdotes and tips that Mina has collected over a decade of friendship with Lan Lan.


Shanghai Girls – Uncensored & Unsentimental

Mina Hanbury-Tenison

If you’re a modern woman looking for a rich husband to keep you in style, Shanghai Girls Uncensored & Unsentimental: How to Marry Up and Stay There is the book you’ve been waiting for. In this relationship exposé, one Shanghai Girl reveals just how the ladies of Shanghai use their feminine wiles to nab the desirable and wealthy. This is a how-to guide for girls who want to take charge of their future—girls who believe in hard work and know that they deserve the good life. Rather than waiting for Mr. Right to waltz into your life, take some tips from these go-getting Shanghai women and calculate the odds. Learn to maximize the offerings of Mr. Right now… until a better deal comes along. These are witty and surprising stories from women who have triumphed; dive into their secrets, emulate their successes, and above all, marry up and stay there!

“A cheeky humorous or, alternatively, entirely offensive guide on how to snag men in order to get rich and go up in the world.
Shanghai Girls had women creased up with laughter and seriously annoyed husbands” – Sunday Morning Post.

English Language Asia 2011 · Make-Do Publishing
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