Living Poor: A Peace Corps Chronicle

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University of Washington Press, May 1, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 314 pages
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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 madeLiving Poora classic.

"Hilariously funny at times, grimly sad at others and elavened with perceptive insights into the ways of the people and with breathtaking descriptions of the Ecuadorian landscape."-St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  

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User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

First of all, I am in awe of those who join the Peace Corps. I think they are truly the unsung heroes. This man was not only selfless, he was human with flaws and a wonderful writer. He cared and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mitch - Goodreads

This is by far the best Peace Corps book I've ever read, and not just because Moritz signed up for the Corps in my nowhere hometown when I was actually living there. (That was a pleasant surprise on ... Read full review

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Part Two
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Part Three
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Part Four
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Moritz Thomsen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Living Poor: A Peace Corps Chronicle, was published in 1969 and is ranked as one of the best Peace Corps memoirs ever written. [4] The Farm on the River of ...
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The author does a great job mixing both humor and the serious side of life. I don t know what Fiji meant to former volunteers. Israel passes Reservist Corps ...
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Thomsen wrote four books in his lifetime: Living Poor: A Peace Corps Chronicle, The Farm on the River of Emeralds, The Saddest Pleasure, and My Two Wars (a ...
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Living Poor: A Peace Corps Chronicle, Thomsen, Moritz. Mango Elephants in the Sun, Herrera, Susana. One Day, All Children... Kopp, Wendy ...
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In his book Living Poor. A Peace Corps Chronicle Moritz Thomsen (1969) describes his negative reaction, as a Peace Corps volunteer, to the slash/mulch ...
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