Peace Corps Volunteer

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Most Peace Corps Volunteers in Liberia hear this and countless other tales time
and again during their two years in the tiny, West African nation where the style of
life is intensely personal and storytelling is a major preoccupation. ... He lived in a
different and exhilarating culture for two years, yet his book serves as a
permanent record of the former Volunteer's preoccupation with writing memoirs
and concentrating on the sexual peculiarities of his dog "demo" which he vividly
details.

The Peace Corps Volunteer A Quarterly Statistical Summary

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They are a great people for a Peace Corps Volunteer to get to know— which isn't
difficult because Liberia, with a population just over one million, is not much more
than one big extended family although there are marked dissimilarities. ... He
lived in a different and exhilarating culture for two years, yet his book serves as a
permanent record of the former Volunteer's preoccupation with writing memoirs
and concentrating on the sexual peculiarities of his dog “demo” which he vividly ...

South American Explorer

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His sketch pad was Living Poor, a memoir (originally published in 1969) of his
exasperating years in Ecuador. Paul Theroux rightly called it “the best book I
have yet read on the Peace Corps experience.” In addition to serving as the
cooppreacher, Thomsen became a oneman bank, lending his neighbors money
in drips and drabs out of his meager $100-a-month volunteer stipend and
sporadic contributions from home. The impoverished families of RRo Verde used
the loans, often as ...

Volunteer

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Most Peace Corps Volunteers in Liberia hear this and countless other tales time
and again during their two years in the tiny, West African nation where the style of
life is intensely personal and storytelling is a major preoccupation. ... He lived in a
different and exhilarating culture for two years, yet his book serves as a
permanent record of the former Volunteer's preoccupation with writing memoirs
and concentrating on the sexual peculiarities of his dog "demo" which he vividly
details.

Poets Writers

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Monique and the Mango Rains, Kris Holloway's memoir about her experience as
a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa, which was published by Waveland Press in
Long Grove, Illinois, is one of the LVF's more impressive success stories. ... these
big award-winning novels is the best book of 2007: Anne Enright's The Gathering
(Man Booker Prize), Denis Johnson's Tree ot Smoke (National Book Award), or
Cormac McCarthy's The Road (Pulitzer Prize)? Cast your vote at www.pw.org/
mag.

The Washingtonian

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Morris, now a full-time writer, got some attention in 1970 when he quit his staff
post on the National Security Council in protest of the US incursion into
Cambodia. Joe Thelelnann, former quarterback for the Redskins, is teamin with
former Post sports columnist David Kindred to write his life story. (Contemporary
... One, Making a Diflerence, is sponsored by the Peace Corps Foundation,
edited by Milton Worst, and will be published this month by Weidenfeld &
Nicolson. The other was ...

How To Win Friends And Avoid Sacred Cows

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Palm Reading Policemen? But also a place where recycling is second nature. A place where men break into singing, whenever they feel the urge. This is India. This is what a 1960s Peace Corps volunteer remembers and had to write down.

The San Francisco Review

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People are saying to me all the time, with regard to [the strongly autobiographical
] My Secret History [Putnam, 1989] and now this book, "So, it's just your life." And I
say, "No, it's an invented life." "Well, you were in the Peace Corps." "Yes." "And
you were married." "Yeah." "And you live in England." "Yeah." But that's the basic
background. I had to slave to produce effects and come up with a plot that wasn't
obvious. MU: I noticed that, from magazine publication to book publication, the ...