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At Home on the Kazakh Steppe free pdf When a mid-fifties grandmother follows her husband of just three years into the Peace Corps, she leaves behind a promising new career, her home, two brand-new grandbabies, and her beloved dog. Assigned to Kazakhstan, a Central Asian country finding its own way after generations under Soviet rule, she too must find a way to be in a world different from what she knew. Feeling the stresses of a difficult new language, surprising cultural differences, and unexpected changes in her husband, Givens questions the loss of all she's given up. Will it be worth it?"

About Janet Givens

Janet Givens was born in northern New Jersey at the beginning of the baby boomer generation. She has both a BS (NYU) and an MA (Kent State, OH) in sociology and worked in non-profit development for 25 years. In 1999, she began her next career as a Gestalt psychotherapist, which ended with her Peace Corps journey in 2004. At Home On the Kazakh Steppe: A Peace Corps Memoir was first published in August of 2014 (Ant Press), with a second edition in March, 2015 (Birch Tree Books). Her first book, Stuttering (Pro-Ed), co-authored with C. W. Starkweather, was included in Choice Magazine's "Best Textbooks of 1997." She shares her life with Woody Starkweather in the Green Mountains of Vermont, USA. When she is not writing, she sings tenor in the local hospice choir, digs in the soil somewhere on her 30 acres, edits her husband's latest novel, and enjoys being Grandma Janet to five. She also retreats occasionally to their rental property on Chincoteague Island, Virginia. She welcomes reader feedback on her blog (www.janetgivens.com) and her Facebook Author Page (Janet_Givens_Author). You can "Follow" her on Twitter (GivensJanet) and Facebook (givensj48). Oh yes- she loves that she is her dog Sasha's favorite human.

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Author : Janet Givens
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 05 April 2015
ISBN : 1508995818
EAN : 9781508995814
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 492 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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