Living Poor: A Peace Corps Chronicle
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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Review: Living PoorUser Review - Pamela - Goodreads
A Peace Corps chronicle --living poor in Esmeraldas province in Ecuador -- a remote beach community between Atacamas and the Colombian border. Accurately captures the many very real frustrations of ... Read full review
Review: Living PoorUser Review - Kevin - Goodreads
Martin goes to Ecuador as a Peace Corp voluteer to help a small town in poverty become more self-reliant. A very real story is told that sheds light on the ways of those in poverty, their thinking ... Read full review