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The Cultural Detective by [Moore, Christopher G.]
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"Christopher G. Moore is an excellent writer, and his style in this collection reminds me of Bill Bryson and Dave Barry, though Moore's subject matter remains more deeply thought provoking..."
--Lang Reid, Pattaya Mail

"[Moore's] experience and in-depth knowledge of the country really shines through, providing intriguing insights into a vast range of subjects - culture, politics, psychology, crime, history - to name just a few. Moore's writing style is easily read and hugely entertaining, whilst still being incredibly informative."
--Bangkok Best

"One of Moore's greatest strengths ... is his knowledge of Southeast Asian history."
--Newsweek

"Moore's work doesn't flinch from cultural detail or complex social analysis. He takes chances, lots of them."
--International Herald Tribune

"The most important recreator of Thailand for a Western audience."
--Vancouver Sun

From the Back Cover

For more than twenty years ChristopherG. Moore has been ไriting about the history, culture and politics ofSoutheast Asia, in particular Thailand. The Cultural Detective is abehind-the-scene view into Moore's writing life.

In this selection of essays, Moore discusseswith the humor and insight that he has become famous for. He draws widely onanthropology, neurology, psychology, ethnography, history, and recentpolitical conflicts.

Readers new to Moore'swork will find an entertaining and discerning author worth getting to knowbetter, while fans will recognize an echo of his essayist's voice andperspective from his novels.

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  • File Size: 509 KB
  • Print Length: 246 pages
  • Publisher: Heaven Lake Press (January 12, 2011)
  • Publication Date: January 12, 2011
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004IZLGHY
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,342,140 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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