A Beggar in Paradise: Living with the Inca Indians

The amazing true story of an Irishman who spent an eventful fifteen years living with the Inca Indians in the mountains of Peru. A fascinating journey into one of the most ancient and extraordinary civilisations in the world. Humorous, tragic, romantic and earthy – as told by a gifted storyteller with a wonderful sense of humour. // Chris Conroy was born in 1932 and became a Carmelite in 1959. He volunteered, in 1979, to live with the Inca Indians in Peru, where he worked for fifteen years. // Contents: Preface; Map of South America and Peru; Map of the Indian communities around Sicuani; 1. Journey from Lima; 2. The Big Decision; 3. Where Time Stood Still; 4. Living With the Indians; 5. On the Inca Trail; 6. Shine On, Inca Girl; 7. Where There is no Santa Claus; 8. Storm Clouds Gather; 9. Guerrilla War in the Andes; 10. Under House Arrest; 11. The Lost City of the Incas; 12. Return to the Mountains; 13. A Visit to the Medicine Man; 14. Beggars in Paradise; 15. On Top of the World; Epilogue


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