First place: Hearten Book Awards
2020 International Book Awards Finalist-Cultural
2020 Readers' Favorite Finalist Non-fiction
An adventurous 21-year-old seeks fulfillment volunteering in Mexico and Peru. She joins the Peace Corps and works in the Andes, falls in love with her village, her indigenous pupils—and a university student. Violating the sexual prohibitions of her Catholic upbringing, she becomes pregnant and must make some difficult choices.
Linda Joy Myers, National Assn. of Memoir Writers
Congressman, Sam Farr
Glenn Blumhorst, President National Peace Corps Assn.