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Thailand Confidential.

Author: Jerry Hopkins
Publisher: New York : Tuttle Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why are these people smiling? Writer Jerry Hopkins came to Thailand for a visit in the 1980s to find out, and ended up a permanent resident with a temporary visa -a big, white farang haunting the bars and back alleys of Bangkok. His essays explore the mystery and mayhem of "The Land of Smiles " to hilarious -and sometimes disturbing -effect. Travel with him to a place where whisky is rum. Water buffaloes are gay,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hopkins, Jerry.
Thailand Confidential.
New York : Tuttle Publishing, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Hopkins
ISBN: 9781462900244 1462900240
OCLC Number: 730151956
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: INTRODUCTION Confessions of a Grumpy Old Expat; Behind the Smiles; The Name Says It All; Acquired Tastes; Life is Cheap, Mai Pen Rai; Wild Thailand; Funny Business; Going Troppo; Acknowledgments; Selected Bibliography.

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Why are these people smiling? Writer Jerry Hopkins came to Thailand for a visit in the 1980s to find out, and ended up a permanent resident with a temporary visa -a big, white farang haunting the bars and back alleys of Bangkok. His essays explore the mystery and mayhem of "The Land of Smiles " to hilarious -and sometimes disturbing -effect. Travel with him to a place where whisky is rum. Water buffaloes are gay, insects are dinner, dildoes are lucky charms, and your wildest adolescent fantasies can come true (for a nominal fee).

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