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Bangkok Days
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Bangkok Days by Lawrence Osborne
Bangkok Days
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This was one of my favorites. A Brit who travels to Bangkok, Thailand to avail himself of some affordable dental care finds himself drawn to the city time and time again. His adventures (or misadventures)are entertaining and offer a glimpse into not ...more
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This was a very surprising book to me. At first glance I thought I was simply going to get a travelogue of a modern day woman (and friend) retracing the journey of the British adventurer Emily Kemp (and friend) but what I got was a fantastic journey ...more
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Bangkok Days by Lawrence Osborne
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Ok...I make no apologies for this one. I am a foodie and this is a foodie book. If you have an interest in the food revolution in America, especially where it pertains to sustainable, organic, top of the line palate experiences, you will enjoy this. ...more
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This book was a recommend from a friend who knew I was reading the Richard Leakey book, "Origins Revisited" and thought, correctly so, that I would enjoy this also. While the 2 books cover some common territory, Jared Diamond presented his material m ...more
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As someone who has a great interest in evolution and how are ancestors lives and environments shaped the lives we lead today, this was a must read. This was a follow up book that builds upon the groundbreaking work of his first book,"Origins". In it ...more
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