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Che Guevara's Marijuana & Baseball Savings & Loan: A Novel of the Early Days of the Peace Corps based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Jack Shakely is a great storyteller. The reader is immediately pulled into the '60s with the great descriptions of place and characters. If you were in high school or college during that time, enough rings true that you believe it, even though you know it is embellished. You also believe that Jack Harjo just might, in part, be true to Jack Shakely's own experiences growing up in Oklahoma, part Indian, with memorable individuals who shaped his life and character. Once the Peace Corps stories unfold, you begin to picture yourself sitting around a campfire hearing a tale unfold that is fun, outrageous and romanticized. But you love it because Jack Shakely is such a great storyteller. And as the story ends, you surely hope that Jack Harjo will reappear in another book with new adventures in Paraguay or another unlikely location.