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Around the World in 80 Lays: Adventures in Sex Travel

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"Joe Diamond is the Gulliver of sex travels." —Larry Flynt

As globalization erodes national borders and the Internet spawns online communities for every conceivable interest or fetish, sex tourism is surging. Around the World in 80 Lays is the first book to explore the emergence of the online sex tourist subculture and its mounting impact on the world's flesh trade. The a
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Kindle Edition, 320 pages
Published (first published February 1st 2009)
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Vanessa Fox
Apr 05, 2010 rated it it was ok
I wanted this book to be more interesting than it was. I also wanted the author (as he's a journalist) to be a better writer. I found parts of it interesting -- especially as much of it focused on Brazil, where I just was.

But honestly the most fascinating part was how delusional he seemed to be. He gave lip service to stats on slavery issues with the sex trade, but spent considerably more time talking about how all the women he's been with obviously were thrilled to be there and were only prost
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Bill
Jan 01, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: travel
A rather disappointing and shallow look at sex tourism around the world.

The book starts with tales of the authors first forays into 'mongering' as he like to call it, after a friends tales from Rio lure him try for himself. He then charts his growing obsession, from encounters in pay by the hour motels to longer relationships that are drawn out as he returns to America.

The author, a sometime journalist (who admitdley use pay checks from the likes of Hustler and Playboy to fuel his tours to Sout
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