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Gone Bamboo Kindle Edition
About the Author
Anthony Bourdain is the author of the novels Bone in the Throat, The Bobby Gold Stories, and Gone Bamboo, in addition to the mega-bestseller Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour. His work has appeared in the New York Times and the New Yorker, and he is a contributing authority for Food Arts magazine. He is also the host of the popular television show Parts Unknown.
Chris Patton has narrated over seventy-five audiobooks. His voice can be heard narrating such titles as Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, the dystopian juggernaut Yesterday's Gone, Clive Barker's Books of Blood series, and two titles by Joyce Carol Oates. Chris began his career in theater at age ten, and his voice-over career at twenty-nine. Since then, he has voiced over two hundred anime titles, numerous commercials and e-learning and industrial projects, and several video games. He's also fronted a synthpop band called Paul Lynde Is Dead, written a teen urban fantasy about an emo vampire called Scene Immortal, and has appeared as a special guest at more than eighty-five pop-culture conventions.--This text refers to the audioCD edition.
A mystery in which plot takes a backseat to colorful characters and witty dialogue...Readers...who enjoy meeting interesting, quirky characters and listening to sharp dialogue will be pleased.-- "Booklist"
Bourdain serves up a delectable concoction sure to appeal.-- "Denver Post"
This rowdy beach story about an over-the-hill hit man and a retired Mafioso is charmingly narrated by Chris Patton, who lends subtle characterizations to most of the main players. To his credit, Patton doesn't fall into the trap of making the gangsters sound like The Sopranos.-- "AudioFile"
With another antic tale, Bourdain establishes himself as a new master of the wiseass crime comedy...A potentially routine mob caper is brought to life by tight plotting, appealing characters and a stylish mix of irony, snappy dialogue and amoral verve.-- "Publishers Weekly" --This text refers to the audioCD edition.
- ASIN : B002STNBV6
- Publisher : Bloomsbury USA; 1st edition (December 18, 2008)
- Publication date : December 18, 2008
- Language : English
- File size : 1792 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 302 pages
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #163,457 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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When Henry is paid to carry out a hit on Mafia Boss, Charles "Charlie Wagons" Iannello, by one of his croonies, Henry agrees. When the hit doesn't quite go to plan Henry is in for a big surprise when one year later his tropical hideaway is under siege by an ill tempered Irish Man, a transvestite gangster, numerous US Marshalls and the man he was supposed to hit in the first place.....
Best read on a sizzling beach holiday, extrememly well written and thouroughly enjoyable. As the author himself urges you to do when you get bored, "...have another beer, take a dip...have sex...read another chapter. And please. Get sand between the pages".