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Life as a Peace Corps Volunteer Ethiopia and Eritrea, 1972-74
Michael Banister (Ethiopia 1972-74)
$4.99 (Kindle); $7.99 (Paperback)
A collection of aerogrammes, letters and memoirs by Michael Banister about his Peace Corps experience in Ethiopia and Eritrea in 1972-74.
The remarkable story of how a large public-private partnership worked to control and defeat riverblindness — a scourge which had devastated rural communities and impeded socioeconomic development throughout much of Sub-Saharan Africa for generations.
A family memoir. The author follows her dream of traveling to Calabria in the toe of Italy to find decendents of her family who had left there at the turn of the twentieth century to survive in the new world.
Profiles in Achievement: the Gifts, Quirks and Foibles of Ohio’s Best Politicians
William Hershey (Ethiopia 1968-1970)
University of Akron Press
$24.95 (paperback), (ebook)
This collection of profiles highlights the careers of Oho political trailblazers and high achievers covering nearly a century — from Republication Ray Bliss’ humble start as an errand boy in Akron’s 1931 mayoral race to Democratic US Senator Sherrod Brown and Republican Governor Mike DeWine today.
A descriptive narrative with over 150 original photos of Rwanda’s landscapes, lifestyles, cultures, and up-close wildlife encounters.
In This Country, Chris Matthews offers a panoramic portrait of post–World War II America through the story of his remarkable life and career. It is a story of risk and adventure, of self-reliance and service, of loyalty and friendship.
In the year 2020, Americans suffered one rude blow after another to their health, livelihoods, and collective self-esteem. In Last Best Hope, George Packer traces the shocks back to their sources. He explores the four narratives that now dominate American life.
Although Afghanistan has now endured more than forty years of continuous warfare, when Robin Varnum served there as a Peace Corps volunteer in the early 1970s, the country was enjoying an interlude of peace that, Varnum hopes, will someday be restored.
What’s Your Formula?: Combine Learning Elements for Impactful Training
Brian Washburn (Paraguay 1998-2000)
Publisher: Association for Talent Development
$29.99 (Kindle); $29.99 (paperback)
How does a trainer find the right combination and proportion of science and art,? How does a trainer know what’s possible?