This is the story of a boy who grew into a dysfunctional man. Chai Pinit had a normal childhood in Thailand until he was molested by a teacher. Unable to confide in anyone or seek counselling for the abuse, he started drinking in his teenage years and became an alcoholic who sold his body for money in the red-light districts of Bangkok and Pattaya.
But now, after years of emotional torment and despair, the author feels it is time to tell his heartbreaking story. Bangkok Boy is a devastating account of a childhood stolen by sexual abuse and the consequences that follows. The book is also a story of redemption and his struggle to rebuild his life.
Bangkok Boy is no ordinary story. It is one of hope and triumph in the face of adversity.
Chai Pinit lives in Bangkok with his wife and two children where he works as a tour guide.Bangkok Boy is his first book.
Please Let It Stop is a gripping and ultimately inspiring memoir of suffering and determination, of obstacles and inner battles. Jacqueline Gold was abused by her stepfather for many years, but one day she summoned the courage to ask him to stop.
Jacqueline went on to become Chief Executive of Ann Summers, but the journey was far from easy. In this, her no-holds-barred autobiography, Jacqueline describes her abused childhood, her tumultuous struggles to find love and conquer depression, and the heartbreak of undergoing IVF.
Told with remarkable honesty, her story is a testament to one woman's ability to overcome the darkest of times.
Iain Corness fell in love with Thailand in his youth and moved there permanently in 1997. As a settled farang, or foreigner, he enjoys a unique perspective on Thai life and all its eccentricities; looking in from the outside while also getting to see things most foreigners don't.