Tony Wheeler's Bad LandsBook - 2007
Find out who tops the Tony Wheeler Evil Meter in Bad Lands, a witty account of travelling through some of the world's most repressive and dangerous countries.The selection criteria are simple enough: how does a country treat its own citizens? Is it involved in terrorism? Is it a threat to other countries? And the winners are ... Afghanistan, Albania, Burma, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea and Saudi Arabia. Bad Lands is an amusing travelogue and social commentary examining nine contrasting countries that are largely closed off from the outside world. It will appeal to anyone with an interest in politics or a curiosity about the state of the world today.
Publisher: Footscray, Vic. ; London : Lonely Planet, c2007
Branch Call Number: 910 WHE
Characteristics: 327 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Tony Wheeler's bad lands, a tourist on the axis of evil