Travelers' Tales Thailand: True Stories (Paperback)

By James O'Reilly (Editor), Larry Habegger (Editor)
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Winner of the Lowell Thomas Award for Best Travel Book, this newly designed collection paints a unique portrait of a complex and captivating land. One contributor lives as a monk for a month, gaining an inside look at monastic life. Another discovers Bangkok's riverine pleasures, a world away from its car-choked streets. Yet another finds refuge as the houseguest of an isolated tribesman. Through these engaging personal stories, readers witness how Thailand satisfies just about any traveler's hunger for the exotic, the beautiful, the thrillingly different. Writers include Pico Iyer, Norman Lewis, Diane Summers, Simon Winchester, Ian Buruma, Thalia Zepatos, and Tim Ward. The breadth and color of the collective portrait the contributors] provide of Thailand is remarkable. Los Angeles Times.

About the Author

O'Reilly is president and co-publisher of Traveler's Tales. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1975.

Habegger is executive editor of Traveler's Tales and is a travel writer.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781885211750
ISBN-10: 1885211759
Publisher: Travelers' Tales Guides
Publication Date: January 30th, 2002
Pages: 488
Language: English
Series: Travelers' Tales Guides