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Author Maguire, Peter (Peter H.)

Title Thai stick : surfers, scammers, and the untold story of the marijuana trade / Peter Maguire and Mike Ritter ; foreword by David Farber.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    363.4509 MAG    Available
 PAS Central Library    363.45 MAG    
Description xxxiii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-225) and index.
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Surfers, scammers, and the counterculture -- The hippie trail -- Kuta beach -- Thai sticks -- Pattaya Beach ground zero -- The great circle route and the sea of grass -- The gold rush -- Pirates and perils -- Multitons and mother ships -- The Dea gains ground -- Confidential informant -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Marijuana industry -- Thailand.
Drug traffic -- Thailand -- History.
Smugglers -- Thailand -- Biography.
Added Author Ritter, Mike.
ISBN 9780231161343 cloth alkaline paper
0231161344 cloth alkaline paper

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