Miss Bangkok

Miss Bangkok

by Nicola Pierce
     
 

Miss Bangkok is a vivid, powerful and moving memoir of a life spent in prostitution in Thailand. Poor and uneducated, Bua Boonmee escaped an abusive marriage only to end up in the go-go bars of Patpong. There, in the notorious red-light district of Bangkok, she succumbed to prostitution in an effort to support her family.

Bua's story is one of resilience and…  See more details below

Overview

Miss Bangkok is a vivid, powerful and moving memoir of a life spent in prostitution in Thailand. Poor and uneducated, Bua Boonmee escaped an abusive marriage only to end up in the go-go bars of Patpong. There, in the notorious red-light district of Bangkok, she succumbed to prostitution in an effort to support her family.

Bua's story is one of resilience and courage in the face of abuse and poverty. Her confessions will make you laugh and cry, cringe and applaud. She will change your perception of prostitution forever.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149163649
Publisher:
Maverick House
Publication date:
03/20/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
280
File size:
192 KB

Meet the Author

Bua Boonmee was born into poverty and at a young age fled to Bangkok with her mother in search of a better life. She still lives with her abusive second husband and does all she can for her three children.

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