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PACIFIC DASH – From Asia Vagabond to Casino King

Author(s): Chet Nairene

Location(s): South East Asia

Genre(s): Travelogue, Adventure, Fiction

Era(s): 1969 to mid-1990s



Young American Dashiell Bonaventure wanders Southeast Asia for two decades, falling in love and lust, saving a life and having his own saved. He meanders the vice dens, beaches and back alleys of Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan and Macau. Flamboyant characters stroll through his life, setting him off on new trails. Once he becomes involved in the illegal floating casino trade in the Straits of Malacca, his life takes off in an unimaginable direction.

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