Ladyboy and the Volunteer

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COMEDY DRAMA

1980s & '90s

Susanne Aspley

Logline

Susan, a young, clueless Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand makes friends with Christine, a transgender prostitute, and they become mixed up with a mysterious briefcase.

Genre

Comedy, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Thailand

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Peace Corps Worldwide Imprint

Year Published: 2015

Starting Description

Susan, a pretty, blonde American arrives to her room at the The Prince Hotel in Hot Yai, a small tourist town in Southern Thailand. Christine, who sees 'customers' there, stops by to visit.

Ending Description

Christine uses the money from the briefcase to get out of prostitution and open a clothing shop on a tourist island. Susan returns home and marries Mike, the US Special Forces guy she met earlier in the book.

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Susan

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Funny, Naive, Adventurous, Charming, Engaging

Additional Character Details

Name: Christine

Age: 25

Gender: LGBT

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Blunt

Additional Character Details

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Logline

Susan, a young, clueless Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand makes friends with Christine, a transgender prostitute, and they become mixed up with a mysterious briefcase.

Short Summary

Susan, a pretty, blonde American arrives to her room at the The Prince Hotel in Hot Yai, a small tourist town in Southern Thailand. Christine, who sees 'customers' there, stops by to visit.


Christine uses the money from the briefcase to get out of prostitution and open a clothing shop on a tourist island. Susan returns home and marries Mike, the US Special Forces guy she met earlier in the book.

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About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Susan

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Funny, Naive, Adventurous, Charming, Engaging

Character 1

Name: Christine

Age: 25

Gender: LGBT

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Blunt

Supplemental Materials

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