The Last Opium Den
|Publisher||Bloomsbury USA (USA)|
|January 5, 2002 (USA)|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
|Pages||72 pp (hardback first edition)|
|362.29/3/092 B 21|
|LC Class||HV5816 .T67 2002|
The Last Opium Den is an investigative journalism/travel book by Nick Tosches. It was originally an article in Vanity Fair, where Tosches is a contributing editor. Tosches travels the world (in particular, Southeast Asia) seeking the titular establishment. He also spends time discussing the heroin/opium trade, the history of opium dens, wine tasting, and the historical use of opium to treat symptoms of diabetes (Tosches is a diabetic).
- Tony and Friends Podcast An Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations deleted scene. Tony and Nick discuss Southeast Asia and The Last Opium Den.
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