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From and to

Dolores Beasley

Published April 16th 2007
ISBN : 9780595874248
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 About the Book 

Shes a naive, middle-class Black-American battling rats in Africa and having an affair with a cute but dumb white Peace Corps volunteer. Hes a budding Minneapolis journalist with a fixation for sleazy movies and tasteless TV. Then theres Susan--anMoreShes a naive, middle-class Black-American battling rats in Africa and having an affair with a cute but dumb white Peace Corps volunteer. Hes a budding Minneapolis journalist with a fixation for sleazy movies and tasteless TV. Then theres Susan--an outspoken, fiercely loyal, recent college grad whose fiance is quite possibly gay. Its the mid-1980s. Reagan is still the Teflon president. Americas watching Dynasty, Thats Incredible, and Falcon Crest. Everyones dancing to Michael Jacksons Thriller. Joan Rivers is Johnny Carsons favorite guest host and the general public is just beginning to learn of AIDS. If youre African-American, white, male, female, gay or straight, this touching, funny coming of age memoir told through highly entertaining and poignant letters from and to West Africa, Minneapolis, Chicago and Kansas City will touch your soul. From and To provides a candid account of Peace Corps life as it celebrates the collective experience of growing up in the eighties.