From old Viet Cong guerrillas to the new tycoons of Saigon, from hookers and highwaymen to bartenders and ambassadors, Phil Karber has met them all--and had a drink with most. Nobody knows the red states of Indochina better than Phil Karber. This book is sweeping, provocative, and poignant.--Mark McDonald, Foreign correspondent, Knight Riderthe United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC), and ran the country. ... Hun Sen and his CPP party won the 1998 election, but again lacked the necessary majority. ... For the next hour we watched him crawl around the hood of the car, testing the plugs, the battery, the fuses, the ignition. ... He pulled out the backseat, disassembled the console panel in front and rewired some wiring.
|Title||:||The Indochina Chronicles|
|Publisher||:||Marshall Cavendish Corporation - 2005-01-01|