The Village of Waiting

The Village of Waiting

Now restored to print with a new Foreword by Philip Gourevitch and an Afterword by the author, The Village of Waiting is a frank, moving, and vivid account of contemporary life in West Africa. Stationed as a Peace Corps instructor in the village of Lavié (the name means "wait a little more") in tiny and underdeveloped Togo, George Packer reveals his own schooling at the hands of an unforgettable array of townspeople--peasants, chiefs, charlatans, children, market… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 01, 2015)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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