You've met the perfect Thai woman. You're dizzy with joy as her exotic world swirls around you. You've heard so many horror stories, but your heart tells you that she's for real. You want to understand her mysterious ways, and you wish she could understand yours. Now, there's help. Thailand Fever is an astonishing, one-of-a-kind, Thai–-English bilingual exposé of the cultural secrets that are the key to a smooth Thai–Western relationship.
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Whether you met in a bar, in a university, or at work, and whether you met last night or decades ago, Thailand Fever covers your issues:
Trusting Each Other Sex It's My Money! The Parents The Dowry
Privacy Independence Saving Face Living in “Paradise"
Thailand Fever is the must-have relationship guidebook which lets each of you finally express complex issues by just pointing across the page! Everything in the book is in both English and Thai, on facing pages:
See for yourself in detail: Click here to look at the first 35 pages of the book, including the Table of Contents and the first two chapters.
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German and Dutch Translations
We also offer a German Translation
and a Dutch Translation,
both available immediately.
Where to Buy Thailand Fever
If you are in Thailand:
If you are outside Thailand:
- Bookstores: You can find our book at all major
English-language bookstores in Thailand, including Bookazine, Asia
Books (stores and outlets), DK Books, Se-Ed, Suriwong, and many
- Telephone: Contact Paiboon Publishing in Bangkok
at 01 334 1249. Payment is by bank transfer or money
- Online: Order Now on our
secure payment server. Major credit cards accepted. All online
orders ship from our Berkeley, CA, USA office.
- Telephone Order: from Paiboon Publishing in
Berkeley, CA, USA: +1 510 848 7086. Major credit cards
- UK Customers: can order from Bay Foreign Language
Books at www.baylanguagebooks.co.uk
or +44 (0)1233 720 020. Free postage for UK shipments.
- Australia Customers: can order from www.farangthai.com.au.
Orders ship from Sydney.
About the Authors
Vitida Vasant received a BA from
Chulalongkorn University and an MSc in Cultural Anthropology from the
University of Pennsylvania. She moved to California in 1981 and
frequently returns to her homeland. She married and divorced a
Westerner, and as a single mom, she raised a beautiful daughter. She
is currently engaged to an American. Besides running a recruiting
business, she also teaches Thai, freelances as a Thai translator and
interpreter, and offers relationship consulting to Thai–Western
couples. More information on her services is available here. Vitida Vasant is the pen-name
of Supatra Chowchuvech.
Chris Pirazzi has been traveling in Thailand
and Southeast Asia since 1999. He currently lives in Mae Hong Son
province. He has chronicled Thai culture extensively and he
co-developed the Thai–English software dictionary from Paiboon
Publishing. His multi-year relationship with a Thai woman, and his
contact with other Westerners in Thailand and students of the Thai
language in the United States, have provided a broad view of the
cross-cultural problems faced by Thai–Western romantic couples.
He received a BSE from Princeton University.
About the Publisher
Fever is published by Paiboon Publishing, the
world's leading producer of Thai and Lao language learning materials,
including the famous Thai for Beginners and the infamous Thai for Lovers. There's even an audio companion
to the learning books and a guide to pronunciation. For more
information on Paiboon Publishing products, see www.paiboonpublishing.com.