Jack Perkowski has the last laugh

Perkowski is the subject of the cult book "Mr China" about the thrills and spills of doing business in China during the mid-1990s. While his early experiences were turbulent, he is having the last laugh.

Jack PerkowskiÆs shoulders are so wide û even several decades since last playing American Football for Yale û that IÆm somewhat nervous about asking him the burning, central question which has brought me here What does he think of Tim ClissoldÆs book, Mr China

Readers may recall that Perkowski is the Mr China of the book, kept anonymous but subtly disparaged by the Cambridge-educated, Mandarin speaking Clissold, whose book narrates the thrills and spills of doing business in China during...

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