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Another good Peace Corps book that is well written and gives you a much better idea of the problems and challenges of third world nations than any newspaper article ever willPublished 5 months ago by Alice Friedemann
If you want to read a heart-rending story that outlines the very differing lives of children living in poverty, you'll enjoy this book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by katarina
Prior to joining the Peace Corps, I excitedly read as many experiential PC books as possible..... This is a good one, giving a feel for living in an alien culture.Published 13 months ago by Joanne Nussbaum
I didn't like the book and gave it away after watching a few minutes of it.Published 15 months ago by Joyce Jones
I fully understood what George Packer went through as a PCV in Togo as I am a former Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) as well! He wrote very well. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Victoria Tunba
My son is currently in the Peace Corp near here. He thought this was a good representation of his experience and I enjoyed the book very much.Published on July 7, 2013 by Debra J Wright
This book was a very good read. The feelings the author struggles with resonate with me. I also very much appreciated that he did not sugar coat his experience. Read morePublished on January 30, 2013 by Catopillar
I recently spent four months living in Lome, Togo, and feel fairly well qualified to say that this book is excellent. Read morePublished on April 17, 2012 by Megan B
This book is incredible. It's at once funny and poignant. Its descriptions of Togo are spot on - Packer paints a vividly realistic portrait of his experiences in that country. Read morePublished on September 8, 2011 by John