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Bangkok Babylon.

Author: Jerry Hopkins
Publisher: New York : Tuttle Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the colorful tradition of Orwell and Hemingway, Maugham and Theroux, Jerry Hopkins recalls his first decade as a Bangkok expatriate by profiling twenty-five of the city's most unforgettable characters. Among them are a Catholic priest who has lived and worked in the Bangkok slums for 35 years, three Vietnam war helicopter pilots who opened a go-go bar and a documentary filmmaker who lives with elephants.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hopkins, Jerry.
Bangkok Babylon.
New York : Tuttle Publishing, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Hopkins
ISBN: 9781462900039 1462900038
OCLC Number: 730151955
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: INTRODUCTION; The Real Colonel Kurtz?; Spy, Fixer, Raconteur; Jumbo Shrimp; Urban Guerilla Priest; Ménage à Trois; Professor Elephant; Caveman; Fraud Buster; The Last Boy Scout; The Nite Owl; The Oscar Winner; American Pedophile; The Odd Couple; Romancing the Stones; Mr. Cool; Green Thumb; Been There, Done That; So, You Want to Own a Bar in Bangkok?; Hero/Entrepreneur; Rock Star; Class Clown; Lonely Planeteer; Teaching Eng-Lit; The Collector; Renaissance Pleasure Hog; Real Life Forrest Gump; Author's Mea Culpa.

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In the colorful tradition of Orwell and Hemingway, Maugham and Theroux, Jerry Hopkins recalls his first decade as a Bangkok expatriate by profiling twenty-five of the city's most unforgettable characters. Among them are a Catholic priest who has lived and worked in the Bangkok slums for 35 years, three Vietnam war helicopter pilots who opened a go-go bar and a documentary filmmaker who lives with elephants.

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