The Cultural Detective

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For more than twenty years, Christopher G. Moore has been writing about the history, culture and politics of Southeast Asia, in particular Thailand. The Cultural Detective is a behind-the-scene view into Moore's writing life.

In this selection of essays, Moore discusses with the humor and insight that he has become famous for. He draws widely on anthropology, neurology, psychology, ethnography, history and recent political conflicts.

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Overview

For more than twenty years, Christopher G. Moore has been writing about the history, culture and politics of Southeast Asia, in particular Thailand. The Cultural Detective is a behind-the-scene view into Moore's writing life.

In this selection of essays, Moore discusses with the humor and insight that he has become famous for. He draws widely on anthropology, neurology, psychology, ethnography, history and recent political conflicts.

Readers new to Moore's work will find an entertaining and discerning author worth getting to know better, while fans will recognize an echo of his essayist's voice and perspective from his novels.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9786169039389
  • Publisher: Asia Document Bureau Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/17/2011
  • Pages: 246
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 7.81 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher G. Moore
Christopher G. Moore is a Canadian writer who once taught law at the University of British Columbia. After his first book His Lordship’s Arsenal was published in New York to a critical acclaim in 1985, Moore became a full-time writer and has so far written 22 novels, a non-fiction and one collection of inter-locked short stories.
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