A remote region in Cambodia suffers a series of devastating crop failures. A young American NGO worker is brutally murdered. A heroin ring in Ho Chi Minh City prepares to move its largest shipment ever. All these events are related. But how?
An insightful and page-turning thriller that takes on big agribusiness and sheds new light on the corruption inherent in third world foreign aid, Rice is the story of Bodhi Summers, an American ex-pat opium addict in modern day Vietnam who unwittingly finds himself entangled in a plot of drug smuggling, murder, gang violence and government corruption. As he tries to solve the murder of a close friend and grapples with his own drug use, Bodhi unveils a plot that endangers not only his immediate circle but threatens to upset the power balance in the entire Asian continent.
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