The hilarious and heart-wrenching memoir from a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire-with a new introduction.
Mike Tidwell is founder and director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. He is also an author and documentary filmmaker whose books include Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast. He has been featured on NBC's Meet the Press and NPR, and in the New York Times and the Washington Post.
A meticulous and affecting memoir” The Washington Post
Deeply moving.” Kirkus Reviews
A riveting story” Publishers Weekly
A true masterwork” R. Sargent Shriver
Written with humor and anger, despair and aweThis is an important book.” Moritz Thomsen, author of The Farm on the River of Emeralds