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7 edition of Sparring with Charlie found in the catalog.

Sparring with Charlie

motorbiking down the Ho Chi Minh trail

by Hunt, Christopher

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vietnam,
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail.
    • Subjects:
    • Hunt, Christopher, 1963- -- Travel -- Vietnam.,
    • Vietnam -- Description and travel.,
    • Ho Chi Minh Trail.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristopher Hunt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS556.39 .H86 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination289 p. :
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL800038M
      ISBN 100385481284
      LC Control Number95036322

        I was thinking of starting this exact thread earlier today; I saw The Motorcycle Diaries yesterday, and stopped by my local used book store to see if they had a copy. They didn't, but I got Sparring with Charlie: Motorbiking Down the Ho Chi Minh Trail by Christopher Hunt. No review yet. I'd be very excited to find some books anywhere nearly as engrossing as some of the trip reports I've . After stints in stand-up comedy and at Stanford Law School he returned to writing. Travels in Vietnam provided the material for his first book, Sparring With Charlie: Motorbiking Down The Ho Chi Minh Trail. A journey to Cuba following the collapse of the Soviet Union spawned his second book, Waiting For Fidel.

      Sparring With Charlie Book Proposals Contact * Indicates required field. Name * First. Last. Email * Phone * How can I help? * Submit. Powered by Create your . Sparring with Charlie. 1 5 Forfatter: Christopher Hunt Oplæser: Grover Gardner. Findes som lydbog. When Christopher Hunt set off in search of Vietnam’s notorious Ho Chi Minh Trail, he hardly expected to end up on a rickety, Russian-made motorcycle navigating 5, kilometers of paths rarely traveled by tourists and on roads missing from.

      A list of all the characters in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. The The Perks of Being a Wallflower characters covered include: Charlie, Patrick, Sam, Craig, Bill Anderson, Mary Elizabeth, Brad, Bob, Charlie’s brother, Charlie’s sister, Charlie’s mom, Charlie’s dad, Aunt Helen, Charlie’s grandfather, Michael Dobson, Susan, Peter. Get this from a library! Sparring with Charlie: motorbiking down the Ho Chi Minh trail. [Christopher Hunt; Tom Parker] -- When Christopher Hunt set off in search of Vietnam's notorious Ho Chi Minh Trail, he hardly expected to end up on a rickety, Russian-made motorcycle navigating 5, .


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Sparring with Charlie. A young American journalist presents an insightful, often hilarious chronicle of his unlikely motorbike journey down Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh Trail. With adventure, wit, and an eye for the absurd, Christopher Hunt goes beyond the newspaper headlines and myths to capture the color and complexity of Vietnam today/5.

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(Publisher)/5(13). Thirtysomething Economist correspondent Hunt ventures to Vietnam to get his fair share of abuse, finding plenty of it when he wanders off the typical tourist path.

Hunt, fresh from a break-up with his girlfriend and three career changes (from journalism to law school to stand-up comedy), went to Vietnam to do research for a novel set along the old North Vietnamese infiltration route known as.

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