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It was interesting to read how other people live and what is important to them. I do think that the writing could have been better, smoother, as it moved from one area to another. Read morePublished 9 months ago by pa1
This book is actually really good so far. I bought it for a class and am being forced to read it, so far so good.Published 10 months ago by Amanda
Nice read, reminds me of my time living in Kenya (this takes place in West Africa, Ivory Coast).Published 13 months ago by Brian of Kenya
I will recommend this book to anyone that is interested in the life of a PCV that learned to live with and love the people of her assigned village for two years. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ken Carlson
Sometimes I'm sorely disappointed when I read a Peace Corps memoir because it is all about the person and includes little to no information about the place and people they... Read morePublished 21 months ago by M. Reynard
Fantastic book if you want to truelly understand West-African culture. Well written. The writer takes you as a silent companion with her through her experiences, showing everything... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Suzanne Merkus
This is a great book for any future Peace Corps volunteer. It provides insight into the entire experience of being a volunteer.Published on December 21, 2013 by michaeljbeltz
I thought this book gave a great insight into a West African village as a Public Health volunteer. I am a future PCV headed to Guinea and greatly appreciated the first hand... Read morePublished on September 27, 2013 by Rebecca Elizabeth Refoy
This is a beautifully written book about Africa seen from the angle of the African village. It is very descriptive and makes it possible for the reader to relate to the story. Read morePublished on September 11, 2013 by Siti Jevens