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Naked in Dangerous Places

Naked in Dangerous Places by Cash Peters
Apr 21, 2009 | 368 Pages
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“A riotous and engaging read.”
Library Journal

“Illustrated by one hilarious descent into madness after another.”
Kirkus Reviews

"Only Cash Peters would go on such an absurd adventure and capture it so winningly. Beautiful language, great humor."
—Phil Doran, author of The Reluctant Tuscan

“Cash Peters is our generation’s Alistair Cooke – a travel writer who sees things none of us would see ourselves if we were there. Of course, sometimes you wish he’d just kept his eyes shut."
—Kitty Felde, KPCC Radio

“In one epic, horrifying, funny lurch across the planet, Peters manages to utterly trash the well-meaning efforts of generations of sensitive, sincere travelers. Naked in Dangerous Places is a running riot."
—Tony Cohan, author of On Mexican Time and Mexican Days

“Peters is a national treasure, with a wicked sense of humor that guarantees he’ll never be asked to host a television show again. The world of travel literature, however, is all the richer for having him.”
—Rudy Maxa, host, “Rudy Maxa’s World,” PBS

“Great explorers possess bravery, a cast-iron stomach, and insatiable curiosity about what lies around the next bend. Cash Peters has none of these attributes. But he is very, very funny, and his misadventures in exotic locales make for the best travel writing I have read in years.”
—Peter Allison, author of Whatever You Do, Don’t Run

“Like most travelers, but too few travel writers, Cash Peters understands that nightmares are twice as entertaining as dreams—especially when they come true. Peters’s iconoclastic charm unaccountably fails to seduce South Seas cannibals and Hollywood producers, but proves a winner in this sharp-witted recap of two years in the company of such exotic and dangerous creatures. Someone should make a TV show out of it.”
—Chuck Thompson, author of Smile When You’re Lying

“It takes a clever new hook to grab and maintain my attention when it comes to travel writing. Naked in Dangerous Places is fascinating, funny, and endearing.”
—Doug Lansky, editor of There’s No Toilet Paper . . .on the Road Less Traveled

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