A Couch Surfing Tour of the Globe
By (author) Brian Thacker
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Sleeping Around by Brian Thacker
Book DescriptionWhat sort of person offers up their couch to complete strangers? And how can said strangers be sure that the owner of that couch is not an axe-wielding psychopath? Intrigued by this fast-growing phenomenon, Brian Thacker set out on a couch-surfing tour of the globe to discover how and why dossing on someone's lounge room floor has become the latest, hippest way to travel. Join Brian as he travels through the Americas, Africa, India, Iceland and places in between, sleeping on floors and couches, under drum kits and in wardrobes; hanging out with some of the strangest, most charming, entertaining or just plain crazy people you could hope - or perhaps hope not - to meet. Brian has no idea just where he's going to end up or what he's getting himself into, but you can bet your bottom dollar (and his) that this will be one strange, mildly terrifying and very funny adventure.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781741752106
(198mm x 129mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: Australia
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Planes, Trains and Elephants, Paperback (March 2006)
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Rule No. 5, Paperback (March 2006)» View all books by Brian Thacker
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Author Biography - Brian Thacker
Brian Thacker is the author of Rule No. 5: No Sex on the Bus (2001), Planes, Trains and Elephants (2002), The Naked Man Festival (2004), I'm Not Eating Any of That Foreign Muck (2005), and Where's Wallis? (2006). In his travels, he has visited 62 countries (63 if you count Tasmania). He lives in Melbourne with his wife, Natalie, and daughter Jasmine.
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