Archive - March 30, 2017

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New books by Peace Corps writers — February 2017
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Dr. Brendan Goff speaks on the Peace Corps: The New Frontier in Action

New books by Peace Corps writers — February 2017

  To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com — Click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. See a book you’d like to review for Peace Corps Worldwide? — Send a note to peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com, and we’ll send you a copy along with a few instructions. • Nuns, Nam & Henna: A Memoir in Poetry and Prose Larry Berube (Morocco 1977–79) Peace Corps Writers January, 2017 68 pages $5.95 (paperback), $1.99 (Kindle) • Nurse Patch-It’s Diary: The Diary of a Public School Nurse & Clown (Peace Corps memoir) Barbara  Kaare-Lopez (Honduras 1978–80) Outskirts Press August 2016 428 pages $19.95 (paperback) • One Man’s Maine: Essays on a Love Affair Jim  Krosschell (Korea 1975–77) Brattleboro, VT: Green Writers Press May . . .

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Dr. Brendan Goff speaks on the Peace Corps: The New Frontier in Action

  Dr. Brendan Goff of New College of Florida met Harris Wofford for the first time when Harris was a senator in Washington. It was then that Goff learned of the role Wofford played in the creation of the Peace Corps. Speaking recently at a meeting of the Gulf Coast RPCVs group, he gave his perspective on the creation of the agency. He has kindly agreed to let me republish his presentation to the RPVCs about his studies. Footnotes to this academic article were removed. If interested in Dr. Goff’s writings email him at New College of Florida — bgoff@ncf.edu. • The Peace Corps:  The New Frontier in Action In the fall of 1991, I worked as an intern in the office of Senator Harris Wofford of Pennsylvania. I chose to do my internship with Senator Wofford because of his strong stance on the need for health care reform.  But I was soon . . .

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