Within weeks of arriving as a volunteer in a remote corner of South America, Crawford got a lot more than he bargained for: a narrow escape from a kidnapping plot hatched by the people he was sent there to help. Then things only got stranger.
In his quest to find adventure, Crawford undertook a savage journey of danger, drugs, sex, and alarming illness. What resulted is The Gringo: one part literary tale of two lonely years in the Amazon jungle and one part gonzo-journalism account of life in the Peace Corps, an agency wandering aimlessly through the 21st century. Filled with sharp humor and eye-opening observations about the human condition, this is an unforgettable story that grabs the listener and doesn't let go.
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- Danny L. Nickelson III
An Amazing Listen
This was an amazing listen. I loved the chapter about Grigsby tripping, the music and sound effects really made the experience. I am glad I listened to this book!