Along the Southern Boundary: A Marine Police Officer's Frontline Account of the Vietnamese Boatpeople and Their Arrival in Hong Kong (Paperback)
About the Author
Born in 1951 in England, Les Bird joined the Royal Hong Kong Police in 1976 and served for two decades in the lead-up to the change of sovereignty. He was a rural officer in the remote fishing town of Tai O, he was involved in bringing in Vietnamese refugees along the Southern Boundary, and he chased down the "big flyer" daai fei smuggling speedboats which carried stolen luxury cars across Mirs Bay to China. Bird is married with two daughters and still lives in Hong Kong.