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I would highly recommend this book to anyone considering serving abroad.
Taylor Dibbert has done the Peace Corps and prospective volunteers a great service by telling his story in such an honest and open way.
The authors humility and honesty shine as you are taken through his journey of self discovery.
This is a very well written Peace Corps memoir which describes where the author is from, why he joined and what he did. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Lawrence F. Lihosit
While this is no literary masterpiece by any stretch of the imagination, Taylor writes lucid and candide descriptions of his time in Guatemala. Read morePublished on March 18, 2013 by Thomas Kelly
Equal parts about Guatemala and life in the Peace Corps, it was a bit self congratulatory at times. Most interesting when it described the country and the people. Read morePublished on November 13, 2012 by Don Christensen
I'm an RPCV myself, 2003-05, though I did not serve in Guatemala like Taylor. His honest reflections, good and bad, on the Peace Corps are the truest words I have seen published... Read morePublished on July 8, 2012 by Danielle
'Fiesta of Sunset' is a rather impressive first work by a man who is well on his way to making a considerable difference in this world. Read morePublished on October 13, 2011 by WW
This book was a wonderful affirmation for me, as I am the daughter of one of the central characters, and was gratified by Dibbert's accurate and honest portrayal of life in aid... Read morePublished on September 7, 2011 by Ann Lister
Fiesta of Sunset: The Peace Corps, Guatemala, and a Search for Truth
Taylor Dibbert has done a great favor for people like me whose real... Read more
Having had a very similar experience to Taylor, I can write with confidence that Fiesta of Sunset is not only an excellent read but also a necessary read for anyone interested in... Read morePublished on August 31, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Fiesta of Sunset shed a wholey different light on the Peace Corp. While it stripped away some of the fantacy and (dare I say it) glamour I had believed about the experience, it... Read morePublished on July 24, 2011 by Jeanne