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One Hand Does Not Catch a Buffalo : Volume One: Africa.

Author: Aaron Barlow
Publisher: New York : Travelers' Tales, 2013.
Series: Peace Corps at 50.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Africa is a complicated place, and the Peace Corps Volunteers who have worked in 43 African nations have seen it all: from public executions to public celebrations to life in a time of AIDS. This heartfelt collection is the first of its kind to chronicle 50 years of Peace Corps service. Stories range from poignant to hilarious, involve political intrigue and cultural missteps, illuminating the joys and agony of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barlow, Aaron.
One Hand Does Not Catch a Buffalo: 50 Years of Amazing Peace Corps Stories.
New York : Travelers' Tales, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Barlow
ISBN: 9781609520472 1609520475
OCLC Number: 880760829
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Travel Essays) 2011
Description: 1 online resource (538 pages).
Series Title: Peace Corps at 50.

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Africa is a complicated place, and the Peace Corps Volunteers who have worked in 43 African nations have seen it all: from public executions to public celebrations to life in a time of AIDS. This heartfelt collection is the first of its kind to chronicle 50 years of Peace Corps service. Stories range from poignant to hilarious, involve political intrigue and cultural missteps, illuminating the joys and agony of volunteering abroad and representing the United States in the process. Sixty stories provide a broad overview and give readers a glimpse into the life and times of these brave volunteers.

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