Chris Tharp


The Worst Motorcycle in Laos: Rough Travels in Asia
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,270. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In The Worst Motorcycle in Laos: Rough Travels in Asia, author Chris Tharp recounts his misadventures in countries across the region he’s called home for the last ten years. Whether he’s losing his lunch on the boat ride to the disputed Dokdo islets or surviving a bus wreck on a Korean highway, Tharp delivers his tales with a mixture of honesty, wit, and humor.
Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Thousands of young adults pass through South Korea each year, teaching English in private schools that together make up one of the country's largest industries. Korea, long isolated by culture and geography, with a complex language and set of social mores, can be a difficult place to call home.

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