Bread Salt & Plum Brandy

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Bread, Salt & Plum Brandy is an insightful and eye-opening account of Lisa Fisher Cazacu's odyssey as a Peace Corps volunteer in post-communist Romania. With humor and pathos, Lisa shares her experiences, and her relationship with a charming young lawyer from Bucharest, who experienced first-hand the horrors of Nicolae Ceausescu's reign of terror. Often humorous, sometimes heartbreaking, this collection of observations and experiences offers a unique insight into the journey of a Peace Corps volunteer, and ...

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Bread, Salt & Plum Brandy is an insightful and eye-opening account of Lisa Fisher Cazacu's odyssey as a Peace Corps volunteer in post-communist Romania. With humor and pathos, Lisa shares her experiences, and her relationship with a charming young lawyer from Bucharest, who experienced first-hand the horrors of Nicolae Ceausescu's reign of terror. Often humorous, sometimes heartbreaking, this collection of observations and experiences offers a unique insight into the journey of a Peace Corps volunteer, and the indomitable spirit of the Romanian people.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781593305796
  • Publisher: Aventine Press
  • Publication date: 4/6/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 0.51 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

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  • Posted October 19, 2010

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    Bread Salt and Plum Brandy The information you get is related to author's experience being in Peace Corp. Some of the remarks regarding history are faulty including the description of the Romanians: "Romanians are descendents of the ancient Romans and display a noticeably Latin character. The men are typically warm and spontaneous, small to medium in build, dark hair, light skin, and a distinctive Eastern European nose". What is noticeably Latin character or Eastern European nose?

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