By Madonna Rosenfield
Roger, a retired US Air strength fighter pilot, returns to his love of flying while Air the US, the CIA airline, hires him to tackle their motto "Anything, at any place, every time -- Professionally."
A compound of tropical flora and foliage has a klong (waterway) with a dock, and a tale apartment, that is domestic to Roger, Amy and their sons. adjoining quarters condo 3 servants. the lads discover ways to communicate Thai fluently and fill the backyard with playmates of globally nationalities.
The Wakeman house is renowned as a haven for a gradual circulation of pilots on leisure and rest, and vacationing acquaintances of Friends.
The family’s 3 gibbons practice trapeze artistry, and are the favourite pets between the entire strange animals within the park-like setting.
The loveless marriage is tempered via international residing, humor, and Amy's freedom to discover the world.
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Americans On A Klong: A Memoir by Madonna Rosenfield