Though now somewhat dated and not as flashy or glossy as today's cookbooks, it's withstood the test of time and it is a pleasure to leaf through the pages, be inspired, sigh and drool. It covers the Mekong region - China, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Burma. Some recipes are easy-peasy if you can get the ingredients.
Others are more of a fantasy (if you want to make your own pho bo beef broth, kiss away half a day of your life). The recipes are good though they only provide broad strokes -- if you're interested in a specific country's cuisine, you are better off supplementing with a book specialising in it.
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