The Resource The backpacker, John Harris, (electronic resource)

The backpacker, John Harris, (electronic resource)

Label
The backpacker
Title
The backpacker
Statement of responsibility
John Harris
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For fans of Alex Garland's The Beach, a true story of out-of-control travel Leaving the blinding sand for the cool shade of the trees, I walked carefully through the undergrowth to where Dave, using two twigs as chopsticks, was picking up a freshly severed human finger . . . John's trip to India starts badly when his girlfriend, with whom he is traveling, returns home. Left to his own devices, he soon finds himself looking at the sharp end of a knife in a train station cubicle. But his life is saved—and turned upside down—by Rick, an enigmatic fellow traveler who persuades John to question his mundane plans for the future, risking it all for much, much more. Fast forward to the Thai island of Koh Pha-Ngan, where John, Rick, and their new friend Dave pose as millionaire aristocrats in a hedonistic Eden of beautiful women, free drugs, and wild beach parties. However, when they find themselves hotly pursued by the Thai Mafia, they embark on adrenaline-fueled journeys to Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, and Hong Kong, facing danger at every turn. This is not travel writing for the faint of heart: this is an unbelievable true story of the hunt for excess, at any cost
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
915.90454
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
G156
LC item number
.H37 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
The backpacker, John Harris, (electronic resource)
Label
The backpacker, John Harris, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/NTIxNjYxNjg=
Publication
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Title from cover
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unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn808340424
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unknown
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'ALL_BRANCHES': 'https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2910548063'}
Extent
1 online resource (377 p. :)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848399624
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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