Invite author, Susan Corbett, to your book club to discuss her book! firstname.lastname@example.org
Book Club Questions
In the Belly of the Elephant by Susan Corbett
- Why did the author write this book? When? How long did it take?
- Any questions about Peace Corps in Liberia: How many volunteers were there? What kind of training did you get? What qualifications were required?
- Any questions about Save the Children in Burkina Faso.
- What was the purpose of including myths/fables in the story? Did the author journal or learn all the myths in Africa or research them while writing the book?
- What were the similarities between Idaho and Africa?
- Were most of the problems in Africa political or environmental?
- Was the CIA an issue for people in the Peace Corps or other people working overseas?
- Has anything changed drastically in that region of Africa since the author was there in the early 80’s?
- How does the author’s husband/family feel about the author’s sexual experiences in Africa?
- Does knowing the author influence what you think about the book?
Please write down any other questions you may have.