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 — 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
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New books by Peace Corps writers — April 2016
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New Books by Peace Corps writers — March 2016
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New Books by Peace Corps Writers — February 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — January 2016
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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2015

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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New books by Peace Corps writers — April 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.   Moon Colorado Camping: The Complete Guide to Tent and RV Camping (Travel) Joshua  Berman (Nicaragua 1998–2000) Avalon Travel Publishing April 2016 350 pages $19.99 (paperback) . • Blood Upon The Snow (A Novel of the American Revolution) Martin R. Ganzglass (Somalia 1966–68) A Peace Corps Writers Book March, 2016 344 pages $14.95 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle) • Lips Open and Divine (poetry) Matthew A. Hamilton (Armenia 2006–08; Philippines 2008–10) Winter Goose Publishing April . . .

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New Books by Peace Corps writers — March 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, we’ll send you a copy. • The Seed of Joy (Peace Corps novel) William  Amos (Korea 1979-80) CreateSpace, 2nd ed., 2015 344 pages $12.99 (paperback), $4.99 (Kindle) • Journey to the Heart of the Condor: Love, Loss, and Survival in a South American Dictatorship (A “parallel” memoir that relates the Peace Corps experience) Emily C. Creigh (Paraguay 1975–77) and Dr. Martín Almada Peace Corps Writers February 2016 470 pages $17.50 (paperback), (Kindle) •   Two Pumps for the Body Man by B.A. East (Malawi 1996–98) New Pulp Press March 2016 . . .

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New Books by Peace Corps Writers — February 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 us a note to peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com. • African Witch: Modern Tale of Magical Harm Christopher West Davis CreateSpace January 2016 418 pages $16.95 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle). • American Sahib Eddie James Girdner (India 1968–70) (a Peace Corps novel) CreateSpace March 2016 426 pages $14.90 (paperback) • The Toughest Job: The Crossroads of One Man’s Peace Corps Experience (Second edition) Scott M. Henrickson (Cote d’Ivoire 1995–96) CreateSpace January 2016 286 pages $15.00 (paperback), $2.99 (Kindle) • Time Passages (Peace Corps memoir) Jay Hersch (Colombia 1964–66) A Peace Corps Writers Book October 2015 . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — January 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 us a note at peacecorpsworldwide@gmail.com. • • Circling Sicily (travel) Leita Kaldi Davis (Senegal 1993–96) Createspace December 2015 42 pages $12.00 paperback • The Toughest Peace Corps Job: Letters from Somalia, 1969 Jim  Douglas (Somalia 1969–71) Inkwater Press December 2015 336 pages $16.95 (paperback), $27.95 (hardcover), $4.99 (Kindle) • The Girl in the Glyphs: A Novel David C. Edmonds (Chile 1963-65) A Peace Corps Writers Book January 5, 2016 354 pages $12.99 paperback; $4.99 Kindle • Lirio Del Peru (Spanish translation of Lily of Peru) David C. Edmonds . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2015

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. • Marrying Santiago by Suzanne Adam (Colombia 1964–66) Peace Corps Writers May 2015 $15.00 (paperback), $3.49 (Kindle) . • Learning to Love Kimchi: Letters Home from a Peace Corps Volunteer by Carol MacGregor Cissel (Korea 1973–75) CreateSpace May 2015 274 pages $10.99 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle) . • Three Hundred Cups of Tea and The Toughest Job: Riding the Peace Corps Rollercoaster in Mali, West Africa by Asifa Kanji and David Drury (both PCVs Mali 2011–12; PCResponse: Ghana 2012–13, South Africa 2013) CreateSpace May 2015 290 pages $14.95 (paperback) • A Hundred Veils by Rea Keech (Iran 1967–69) Real Nice Books . . .

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