New Books By Peace Corps Writers

Monthly listing of books of all types written by Peace Corps writers and recently published — or discovered.

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New books by Peace Corps writers — February 2017
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New books by Peace Corps writers — January 2017
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New books by Peace Corps writers — December 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — November 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers: October 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — September 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — August 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — July 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — June 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2016

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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New books by Peace Corps writers — January 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. • Tales of Family Travel: Bathrooms of the World by Kay Gillies Dixon (Colombia 1962–64) Peace Corps Writers October 2016 230 pages $12.00 (paperback), $4.00 (Kindle) • A Silent Herald of Unity: The Life of Blessed Maria Gabriella Sagheddu by Martha Driscoll OCSO (Ethiopia 1965-66) Cistercian Publications 1990 142 pages $45.94 (hardcover), $4.95 (paperback)   • Should I Still Wish: A Memoir John W. Evans (Bangladesh 1999–2001) University of Nebraska Press January 2017 156 . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — December 2016

  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. •  Uprooting Terrorism Everywhere Charles Cox (Ecuador 1965-67;  APCD/Peru, Brazil 1970-75) BookLocker.com Dec 2016 217 pages $15.95 (paperback), $13.99 (Kindle) • How to Win Friends & Avoid Sacred Cows: Weird Adventures in India: Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims When the Peace Corps was New by David Macaray (India 1967-68) The Ardent Writer Press (Brownsboro, Alabama) December 2016 291 pages $29.95 (hardcover), $19.95 (paperback), $2.99 (Kindle) • Phobos & Deimos: Two Moons, Two Worlds . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — November 2016

  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. •   Mail From Kyrgyzstan: My Life As An Over-50 Peace Corps Volunteer by Michael Licwinko (Kyrgyzstan 2008–10) Self-Published September 2016 448 pages $15.99 (paperback), $4.49 (Kindle) • One Million Frogs: Lessons About Entrepreneurship Learned the Hard Way Rhett Power (Uzbekistan 2000–01) and Peter Gasca Mill City Press June 2016 $12.99 (paperback) • Kingdoms in the Air: Dispatches from the Far Away by Bob Shacochis (Eastern Caribbean 1975-76) Grove Atlantic June 2016 383 pages $26.00 . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers: October 2016

  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. • The Wetback and Other Stories Ron Arias (Peru 1963–65) Arte Publico Press September 2016 160 pages $17.95 (paperback) • Inclusion: The Dream and the Reality in Special Education (education) Jeanne D’Haem (Somalia 1968–70) Roman and Littlefield July 2016 164 pages $50.00 (hard cover), $25.00 (paperback), $14.74 (Kindle) •   Proverbial Laughter of the World: Afghanistan to Zimbabwe by Nicholas Hoesl ( Afghanistan 1965-67) LaughterDoc Publications September 2016 138 pages $14.95 • The . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — September 2016

  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. • Making Love While Levitating Three Feet in the Air [short stories] Jeff  Fearnside (Kazakhstan 2002–04) Stephen F. Austin University Press December 2016 200 pages $18.00 (paperback) •  On the Wide African Plain: And Other Stories of Africa Rick Fordyce (Ghana 1978—80) Merrimack Media August 2016 175 page $14.00 (paperback) •   Softball, Snakes, Sausage Flies and Rice: Peace Corps Life in 1960s Sierra Leone Philip Fretz (Sierra Leone 1967–69) CreateSpace 2013 148 . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — August 2016

  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. • Meeting the Mantis: Searching for a Man in the Desert and Finding the Kalahari Bushmen (Peace Corps memoir) John Ashford (Botswana 1990–92) Peace Corps Writers October 2015 216 pages $13.00 (paperback), $4.00 (Kindle) • A House in Trausse (travel) Leita  Kaldi Davis (Senegal 1993–96) self-published 2015 30 pages $12.00 (paperback) • Sailing between the Seas: The Panama Canal (travel) Leita  Kaldi Davis (Senegal 1993–96) CreateSpace March 2016 36 pages $15.00 (paperback) • . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — July 2016

  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. • Democracy on the Edge: A Discussion of Political Issues in America Terry A. AmRhein (Swaziland 1970s) with Dr William K. Fifield Mill City Press 2015 300 pages $16.00 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle) • In the Belly of the Elephant: A Memoir of Africa Susan Corbett (Liberia 1976–79) CreateSpace March 2016 396 pages $14.99 (paperback), $4.99 (Kindle)   • White Moon in a Powder Blue Sky: A Primer in Healing from both Sides . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — June 2016

  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. •   The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan Laurence  Leamer (Nepal 1964–66) William Morrow June 2016 384 pages $27.99 (hardcover), $12.99 (Kindle) • Brevité: A Collection of Short Fiction Stephen Mustoe (Kenya 1983–84) Peace Corps Writers May 2016 132 pages $7.95 (paperback), $4.95 (Kindle) • Double Chai Quilt: Selected Poems 1980–2016 Steve Rapp (Benin 1986–88) Harvard Bookstore April 2016 146 pages $18.00 (order from publisher) • Judenstaat: . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2016

  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. • Death in Veracruz (thriller) Hector Aguilar Camin (author), translated by Chandler  Thompson (Colombia 1962–64) Schaffner Press 2015 304 pages $16.95 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle) • The Emperor and the Elephants: A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Story of Life During the Late 1970s in the Central African Empire Richard W. Carroll (Central Africa Republic 1976–82) Peace Corps Writers May, 2016 180 pages $15.00 (paperback) • The Relunctant Volunteer: My Unforgettable Journey with the Peace Corps . . .

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