Tone Deaf in Bangkok : And Other Places

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-01
  • Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
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As a Bookseller, Janet Brown had Every Opportunity to Learn About Bangkok Before She Moved There. Guidebooks lay the groundwork, photography books set the mood, but nothing prepared her for what she found-a city as sensuous, irreverent, reverent, and indiscreet as the stories she tells in Tone Deaf in Bangkok.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Careful, You're Speaking of the City I Lovep. 8
Second Childhoodp. 14
Becoming a Guavap. 20
Tone Deaf and Tongue-Tiedp. 26
A Refuge from "Polite"p. 30
Nausea and Desirep. 38
Learning Thaip. 44
Envying Travelersp. 54
Ghosts In the City of Angelsp. 60
Shoppingp. 101
Survivorp. 72
Suvaporn's Daughterp. 80
Food for Every Moodp. 86
Three Seasonsp. 92
Toilet Paperp. 96
Escapes From Bangkokp. 100
Among the Livingp. 106
Today, Where Do You Go?p. 116
All Dressed Up With No Place to Gop. 122
Drowning In the Deep Endp. 126
Skytrain Touristsp. 134
Going Home Againp. 140
A Few of My Favorite Thingsp. 146
Fireweed and Jasminep. 152
Author & Photographerp. 156
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