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I began reading this book out of curiosity and because of good friend had recommended it.
A beautiful and honest depiction of life in the Peace Corps -- a must read for anyone considering PC or development work!
Through times of deep loneliness to periods of great joy, I felt like I was riding along on a true modern day adventure.
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 9 months ago 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 13 months ago 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 17 months ago 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 Jackie_Sue
Taylor Dibbert is a cultured, well spoken aficionado of many things in life - he is veraciously funny, while poised and at ease with who he is and what he believes in. Read morePublished on July 29, 2011 by Amsterdam7
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