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Ecuador 2016 Books

Living Poor: A Peace Corps Chronicle

Living Poor: A Peace Corps Chronicle
Moritz Thomsen, 1990

Publisher: University of Washington Press
Format: Paperback, 280 pages
ISBN-10: 0295969288 / ISBN-13: 978-0295969282

Synopsis: At the age of 48, Moritz Thomsen sold his pig farm and joined the Peace Corps. As he tells the story, his awareness of the comic elements in the human situation—including his own—and his ability to convey it in fast-moving, earthy prose have made Living Poor a classic.