This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: In the dying days of the Vietnam War, a royal family is rounded up and flown by helicopter to a remote prison camp. Behind the bamboo curtain erected by victorious communist guerillas, the tragic final days of an Asian king and his dynasty will play out. Bestselling author of The Carpet Wars, Christopher Kremmer takes readers on a gripping odyssey to Indochina's heart of darkness, the remote prison camp where the Kingdom of the Million Elephants and the White Parasol finally ends.Part travelogue, part mystery, Bamboo Palace reveals the only known eye-witness account of the final solution carried out in the jungles of northern Laos.'Thrilling . a marvellous gift for the well-turned phrase' - Michael Smithies, The Nation'Now this is what I call a travel book' - Dianne Dempsey, The Age. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: This is travel with a mission and it takes the author deep into Laos, to the bomb craters and enigmatic stone containers of the Plain of Jars, the brooding caves and limestone peaks of Houaphan near the Lao border with Vietnam and the southern provinces bordering Cambodia.
Condizione libro: Used
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 732285577
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers (Aust, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110732285577