• Title: Another Quiet American: Stories of Life in Laos
  • Author: Brett Dakin
  • Released: 2003-10-01
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 296
  • ISBN: 9748303683
  • ISBN13: 978-9748303680
  • ASIN: 9748303683
Review "A delightful insight into one of the forgotten nations of Southeast Asia." -- Metro magazine


"A fascinating account, full of sharp insights about a country at a turning point in its history." -- Bangkok Post

"A must for anyone looking to understand Laos today." -- Jeff Cranmer, author of Rough Guide Laos

"A thought provoking book... Dakin writes with a maturity well beyond his years... An excellent book..." -- Lang Reid, Pattaya Mail

"An excellent contribution to a better understanding of life in Asia." -- Far Eastern Economic Review

"An intimate and honest look at the genteel chaos of a country that is deeply troubled but also highly inspiring." -- Amit Gilboa, author of Off The Rails In Phnom Penh

"Honest, well written, entertaining and informative." -- South China Morning Post

"No other personal account of contemporary Laos is as informative, under-the-surface and well written." -- Joe Cummings, author of Lonely Planet Laos

"Probably the best introduction available on modern Vientiane." -- Farang Magazine

About the Author Brett Dakin grew up in London and has lived in Washington, Tokyo, Vientiane, Vienna, Sarajevo, The Hague, and New York City. Brett is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. His writing has appeared in the International Herald Tribune, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Guardian. Brett is currently Chair of Legacies of War, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the Vietnam War-era bombing of Laos, and Princeton's East Asian Studies Advisory Council.


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