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In Search of the Elusive Peace Corps Moment: Destination: Estonia

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Douglas Wells graduated from the University of Nebraska in
1987. After a series of unfulfilling jobs, he joined the first group of U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers sent to the Former Soviet Union. His inspiring stories of life on a rural island outpost behind the recently fallen iron curtain have been retold in the Associated Press, on Voice of America, and by t
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Paperback, 264 pages
Published May 15th 2001 by Xlibris, Corp.
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Geku
Warm, sweet and absolutely hilarious. It's difficult to say whether or not it's simply because I'm Estonian and thus I find it "sooo cute" seeing foreigners struggle with something completely normal to me, but either way this is one of my favorite books ever.
Rhona
read this book while I was serving in the US Peace Corps. It was OK.
jacob louis
A simple predictable collection of recollections of an American living in estonia in the early years of the second independence. Not great literature, certainly, but perhaps worth skimming if you are an American and you are going to be living in Estonia... or, actually, maybe not. It is all a bit dated now. Everything has changed so quickly in post-soviet Estonia.
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