A Few Perfect Hours and Other Stories from Southeast Asia and Central Europe

A Few Perfect Hours and Other Stories from Southeast Asia and Central Europe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781891867798
Publisher: Alternative Comics
Publication date: 09/15/2004
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.63(w) x 10.13(h) x (d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Josh Neufeld: Josh is the creator of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated book A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge , and the illustrator of the New York Times bestseller The Influencing Machine: Brook Gladstone On the Media . He was a longtime artist for Harvey Pekar’s American Splendor .

Table of Contents

A Few Perfect Hours: Bangkok, Thailand - Chaos and confusion...sanctuary in a Buddhist temple1
Travel Tip #6: How to Squat15
Travel Tip #13: Bathing in the Tropics16
The Cave of Fear: Soppong, Thailand - Eight hours in a dark, water-filled cave19
Tribal Rituals, Part I: On a Mission: Nakhon Phanom, Thailand - Stranded...salvation...new perspectives... Baptists and Buddhists31
Travel Tip #3: Less Weight in the Bag45
Mr. Ong's Organic Farm: Penang, Malaysia - Sustainable agriculture versus the forces of industrialization...a day's work47
How to Star in a Singaporean Soap Opera: Singapore - Extras on Chinese-language TV...how Singaporeans view the West59
Travel Tip #45: Gynecology on the Go69
The Balkan Express, Part I: The Serbian Bear: Serbia - Traveling from Istanbul to Prague...trampled by wartime nationalism...peach schnapps73
The Balkan Express, Part II: The Ice Cream Man: Belgrade, Serbia - Practicing English on two travelers in a train station81
Tribal Rituals, Part II: Cremations, Cubicles, and Cant: Prague, Chicago, Bali, and New York - Death, religion, and ritual...saying farewell89

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