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Phaic Tan : Sunstroke on a Shoestring

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From the authors of best-selling "Molvana" comes another hilarious send-up of the always-culturally sensitive travel guide. Whether you'd prefer to taste the Phaic Tanese dish "guoman" (a local duck delicacy whereby the bird is plucked, rolled in spices, and slowly roasted over hot coals before being brought to the table and killed), or go brown-water rafting on the mudslides of the heavily deforested jungles of the north, or gain insight into the unusual customs of the Phaic Tanese people (Phaic Tanese men will often touch a blonde-headed child because so doing is believed to bring gold, and will likewise touch the breasts of a blonde-headed woman because so doing is believed to bring pleasure), Jetlag's travel guide is "the" essential guide for the undiscerning traveler. A fascinating land of contrasts with one foot in the past and another striding determinedly forward, "Phaic Tan" truly is a nation going in circles.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 124 x 194 x 22mm | 439.99g
  • CHRONICLE BOOKS
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 0811853659
  • 9780811853651
  • 123,611

About Santo Cilauro

Santa Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, and Rob Sitch are founding members of Working Dog, one of Australia's most successful creative partnerships. They've collaborated on top-rated television shows, feature films, and books. Santa Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, and Rob Sitch are founding members of Working Dog, one of Australia's most successful creative partnerships. They've collaborated on top-rated television shows, feature films, and books. Santa Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, and Rob Sitch are founding members of Working Dog, one of Australia's most successful creative partnerships. They've collaborated on top-rated television shows, feature films, and books.show more