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Gone Bamboo

By: Anthony Bourdain
Narrated by: Chris Patton
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Summary

A hilarious thriller that pits a CIA-trained assassin against a cross-dressing mafioso.

Henry and his wife, Frances, have gone bamboo - living an idyllic, tequila-drenched life as two of the Caribbean's most charming expatriates (and professional assassins). But when Charlie "Wagons" Iannello, a powerful capo with a heart of gold, is relocated to the island under the Federal Witness Protection Program, Henry and Frances' plan suddenly, dangerously falls apart. Now, despite the fact that Henry once tried to kill Charlie, the two join forces against the transvestite mob boss looking to ace Charlie, and the scene is set for an unpredictable tale of low life and high comedy.

©1997 Anthony Bourdain (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

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  • James L. Hopper
  • 21-11-19

Don't Bother

while I'm sure it was intended, there are no interesting characters in this book. The plot is at first a bit childish and violent, and later utterly forgettable. stick to Bourdain's nonfiction.

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  • Travis L.
  • 23-01-19

Not bad

First book of Anthony's I have read. Pretty interesting. Kind of a look into something he was interested in. I think the writing was pretty deceng、 it was entertaining. Voice performance wasgood.

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  • Joe
  • 02-03-21

Big City Crime and Dash of the Tropical Life

Fun and exciting mob crime book with a tropical island setting. Bourdain drops the big apple kitchen tour and let's us peak into caribbean expat life. Still serving the story up heavily seasoned with sex and blood it will have you asking for seconds.