[PDF] (Shots From the Hip) By Daniel Reid
BELOW REVIEW IS PROBABLY RATED RDan Reid has certainly led a uniue life and he used at least the second half of it to become an acknowledge authority and writer on such topics as ChinaTaiwan travel Chinese cuisine herbal medicine chi gung igong colonic cleansing the secret of which is apparently The Cleverest Person In The World plenty ofsyllium coffee enemas and shitting into a strainer and numerous other exoticesoteric subjectsSo if like me you are a fan of Reid s other books on any of the above then good for youand I encourage you to stop reading this review right now view spoilerBecause sadly he is also at least as appears from now view spoilerBecause sadly he is also at least as appears from Emotions And Understanding pages aompous sexist assholePOMPOUS From
THE BEGINNING THE ENTIRE BOOK IS beginning the entire book is long list of just how frickin cool he is everyone marvels at my Mandarin fluency I am unmatched in the Chinese kitchenlook at all the drugs and alcohol I ve consumed my sexual conuests and stamina are legendary and yes I know sex and drugs are in the title but I thought he was being ironic or humorousSEXIST I found this the most objectionable aspect of all and I cannot imagine a single female reader who would not be grossly offended by this book While seemingly not a misogynist he is at the least an unrepentant chauvinist objectifying women literally from La Nacion Como Problema Los Historiadores Y La Cuestion Nacional page 1 with statements like this I ll never forget my first whiff of sex steaming up from the saddle the first time I rode Carolage 1 Turning my head I saw a naked girl asleep beside. Shots From the Hip is the memoir of Daniel Reid a world renowned expert on consciousness holistic medicine and living life to the full It recounts a life lived footloose and fre. ,
Me and the scamp between my legs erked up and raised its head to have a look toodespite a Singapore Math Practice Level 4b Grade 5 pounding hangover I rolled on top of her and let the scamp slide inside and discharge his loadFor dessert I wentto the Mayflower Club andicked up a tasty tart to go taking her home as a midnight snack and having her for breakfast in bed the next
morningFor a while I took compulsive interest in keeping count of my a while I took compulsive interest in keeping count of my in a desk diary noting the date lace and when I could remember it the name of the girl I HookedI Kept Count hookedI kept count nearly three years and tallied a score of 380 girls before I stopped counting At that rate during the nine years I kept up that ace I must have gone to bed with over a thousand Chinese girls in Taiwan Sugar Secrets Luck plus another 500 at the slowerace I maintained over the following six yearsand oh so many ASSHOLE See aboveAnd as if this isn t bad enough for a Sugar Secrets Love professional writer the book itself is just not well written Published by something called Lamplight Books of Mulumbimby Australia zero Google hits Shots From the Hip bears all the hallmarks of a vanity or selfublished De Maagd En De Neger 2 Leentje En Sofie project It shows no signs of editing and is full of typos double words andor bad grammar American musicians learned tolay a new way to Tammy Wynette play music as well as annoying repetitions every mention of LSD and there are many refers to it as Lady Sky Dancer while every mention of opium and there are many must include thehrase smoked in the Ch. E unbound by convention and driven by a uest for new experiences on roads less traveled From the sex drugs and rock roll scene of Late Sixties America to the opium dens bars and.
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Inese styleWE GET IT In addition like many non fiction writers Reid has a tin ear for dialogue recalling decades old snippets of conversation like This tin ear for dialogue recalling decades old snippets of conversation like This truly a stroke of good fortune Thanks for the timely tip I must say dear fellow you become interesting and worth knowing every time you come to or simply *Holy Mother Of God Let S Go At Times *Mother of God Let s go And at times even manages to be both sexist and a bad writer in the same sentence It was the first time I d ever laid eyes on a naked Chinese girl and jeepers creepers my The Good And Faithful Servant peepers liked what they sawI ve written earlier reviews where I am critical of the story but I don t think I ve ever attacked the writer before However with a memoir the author casts himself as the main character and so at thatoint I believe heshe becomes fair game The back jacket blurb calls this book unvarnished and Reid eccentric but in hindsight I now interpret that as marketing speak for unedited and a jerkI honestly regret having read this book as I had a much higher regard for Mr Reid before doing so I too lived in Taiwan for almost 15 years and neither the Balthazar place nor theeople I experienced there are the same ones depicted in this tawdry tale On the Kristen S Fairy House plus side your local library definitely won t have a copy it can only beurchased online and so it should be easy to avoid hide spoiler Dan really lived his life After his other books had such a big influence on my life it s great to get the full story. Bordellos of far flung Asian outposts the author recounts his outlandish escapades in a rollicking narrative told with flair and candor But that’s just the tip of the icebe. ,