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Nine hills to Nambonkaha : two years in the heart of an African village

Author: Sarah Erdman; Gift in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"When Sarah Erdman, a Peace Corps volunteer, arrived in Nambonkaha, she became the first Caucasian to venture there since the French colonialists. But even though she was thousands of miles away from the United States, completely on her own in this tiny village in the West African nation of Cote d'Ivoire, she did not feel like a stranger for long. As her narrative unfolds, Erdman draws us into the changing world of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Biography
Named Person: Sarah Erdman; Sarah Erdman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Erdman; Gift in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0805073817 9780805073812
OCLC Number: 51722859
Description: xi, 322 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A memory --
A beginning --
A village --
A war.
Responsibility: Sarah Erdman.
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Sarah Erdman here chronicles the two years she spent as a Peace Corps volunteer in the tiny village of Nambonkaha in Cote d'Ivoire, a place without electricity where women grind corn by hand and  Read more...

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"It is rare to pick up a book and be so completely transported to another land, another culture. The village of Nambonkaha comes alive in Edrman's hands. Her powers of observation, her prose and her Read more...

 
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