Jack Poet has traveled extensively in Asia, having visited China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Philippines, and Singapore. He considers the Philippines a second home, and has spent as much time there as possible every summer since 2006. Favorite places in the Philippines include Boracay, Bohol, Palawan, Manila, and, of course, Angeles City. In real life, he is happily unmarried, and enjoys traveling on a regular basis. This is Jack’s first book, but hopefully, not his last.
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Mga Huling Araw: The Last Days of Angeles
The political climate in Angeles City, The Philippines has shifted dramatically in the past year. The old Angeles was home to Clark Air Force base, and the red light district surrounding Fields Avenue was notorious for its raucous nightlife. Now, with increased political pressure focused on eliminating prostitution, there is an air of fear and caution among the bars that has rarely been seen. Jack
Just a Minute
He is just another dreamer running away from a high-pressure job, hoping that a little sand between his toes will help get his head back on straight. It is a perfectly good plan, until a beautiful young woman falls into his lap on a stormy Phuket beach. Is it fate that brings them together or simply too much Tequila?
At least they have something in common: Mickie doesn’t trust tourists and he doe
My Unforgettable Summer in SEA
Jack Poet has written a legendary diary detailing the bawdy side of the Philippines and Thailand as he experienced them in the summer of 2011. His alter ego, Lucky J, is one part Huckleberry Finn and one part Hunter S. Thompson: A wayward soul, spinning semi-heroic tales of debauchery. Join Lucky J as he tells his story of one unforgettable summer in Southeast Asia.
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