SE Asia--A Woman's Place

A Listmania! list by Janet Brown "author of Tone Deaf in Bangkok" (Bangkok, Thailand)
The list author says: "The way that women write about this part of the world is illuminating and very satisfying. I only wish there were more of us writing about it."
Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam
1.  Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam by Kim Fay
The list author says:
  "History and culture and food wrapped up in travel literature of the best kind--this book is a great introduction to contemporary Vietnam."
$17.79   Used & New from: $0.40
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Defiled on the Ayeyarwaddy: One Woman's Mid-Life Travel Adventures on Myanmar's Great River
2.  Defiled on the Ayeyarwaddy: One Woman's Mid-Life Travel Adventures on Myanmar's Great River by Ma Thanegi
The list author says:
  "Here is Myanmar as only a lifelong resident could show it--Ma Thanegi chases a dream along her country's great river."
$10.72   Used & New from: $4.96
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Cambodia Now: Life In the Wake of War
3.  Cambodia Now: Life In the Wake of War by Karen J. Coates
The list author says:
  "Karen Coates knows Cambodia as few Western women do--her portrait of that country is both unsparing and inspiring. Read it and weep."
$38.35   Used & New from: $22.61
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

War Torn: Stories of War from the Women Reporters Who Covered Vietnam
4.  War Torn: Stories of War from the Women Reporters Who Covered Vietnam by Tad Bartimus
The list author says:
  "This book will enlarge your heart and break it a little too."
Used & New from: $1.63
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The House on Dream Street: Memoir of an American Woman in Vietnam (Adventura Books)
5.  The House on Dream Street: Memoir of an American Woman in Vietnam (Adventura Books) by Dana Sachs
The list author says:
  "I'm sure Hanoi has changed from the time when this book was written, but I'm also sure the interior life of a house there is probably much the same. Thanks to Dana Sachs, when I go there I'll have a glimmer of what's behind the open doors."
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Mai Pen Rai Means Never Mind an American Housewife's Honest Love Affair with the Irrepressible People of Thailand
6.  Mai Pen Rai Means Never Mind an American Housewife's Honest Love Affair with the Irrepressible People of Thailand by Carol Hollinger
The list author says:
  "Don't overlook this just because it's from another century--this woman came to Bangkok in the 60s and nailed it."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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In Laos and Siam
7.  In Laos and Siam by Marthe Bassenne
The list author says:
  "Amazing--just try to replicate this journey that a French bureaucrat's wife made--and enjoyed--in the early part of the 20th century. Hard, hard travel..."
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Hot Sour Salty Sweet: A Culinary Journey Through Southeast Asia
8.  Hot Sour Salty Sweet: A Culinary Journey Through Southeast Asia by Naomi Duguid
The list author says:
  "It isn't just a cookbook--read about an extraordinary journey made with two small children throughout the Mekong region."
$28.59   Used & New from: $3.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

Ant Egg Soup: The Adventures Of A Food Tourist In Laos
9.  Ant Egg Soup: The Adventures Of A Food Tourist In Laos by Natacha Du Pont de Bie
The list author says:
  "Someday I want to take this book to Laos and find every market and eat every food that Natacha Du Pont describes in this wonderful book."
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Tone Deaf in Bangkok ( And Other Places)
10.  Tone Deaf in Bangkok ( And Other Places) by Janet Brown
The list author says:
  "Buy this for Nana Chen's wonderful Bangkok photographs!"
$10.72   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Janet Brown "author of Tone Deaf in Bangkok" (Bangkok, Thailand)
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Last updated: 1/23/11
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