Fine Books on Asia
Memoirs of a Bangkok Warrior
Village East Books
303 pp. Paperback Original
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Yes, Americans did fight another secret war in Asia! Now, at last, the long-suppressed details of that controversial war can be told. The setting is Bangkok, Thailand. The time is the mid-Sixties. And the events are incredible. Join Whore House Charlie, Sgt. Jigaboo, Bumbles, Blinky, Agent Orange, Corporal Napalm, Hogbody, Butterball, Good Pork Betty, the Betel Nut Queen, Noy the Laundry Girl, Corporal Comatose, Doc Spitz and Lieutenant Pearshape in the wackiest adventures of the Vietnam, or any other, war era.
"Funny from the first page to the last.
A fine and funny book, ribald and occasionally touching. One of the better Asian reads of
the past few years."
"This is M*A*S*H taken from behind the Korean
lines, set down in the rear-echelon of steamy Bangkoktitillated with the tinkle of
Thai laughter and temple bells. And it is an even funnier triumph of man over military
Derek Maitland, author, The Only War We've Got
"This is a funny and human book which can
describe sex without descending into sheer nastiness."
South China Morning Post
"Succeeds nicely in the creation of a time and
place that transcends mere setting."
West Coast Review of Books