Archive - October 31, 2013

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Recent Books by Peace Corps Writers — October 2013
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Carrie Hessler-Radelet (Western Samoa 1981-83) Nomination Hearing,Wednesday, November 6, 10:30 a.m. FINALLY!

Recent Books by Peace Corps Writers — October 2013

To order any of these books from Amazon, click on the book cover or the bold book title — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support our annual writers awards. • The Fallout by S.A. Bodeen (Tanzania 1989–90) Feiwel and Friends $16.99 (hard cover); $8.89 (Kindle) 336 pages September 2013 • Julia & Rodrigo by Mark Brazaitis (Guatemala 1991–93) Gival Press $20.00 (paperback) 222 pages October 2013 • Good Morning, Mr. Paul: A Memory of a Peace Corps Volunteer’s Journey into History by Paul Burghdorf (Indonesia 1963–65) WestBow Press $3.99 (Kindle) 150 pages 2012 • The Ravenala: A Romantic Novel by Jackie Zollo Brooks (Madagascar 1997–99) A Peace Corps Writers Book $16.00 (paperback), $12.88 (Kindle) 286 pages September 2013 • Caminata: A Journey by Lori DiPrete Brown (Honduras 1983–85) Global Reflections Press $10.50 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle) 227 pages August 2013 • . . .

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Carrie Hessler-Radelet (Western Samoa 1981-83) Nomination Hearing,Wednesday, November 6, 10:30 a.m. FINALLY!

The Senate confirmation hearing for the nomination of Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet to become the next Director has finally been scheduled. It will take place on Wednesday, November 6 at 10:30 am. It is a nomination that we fully support. Some background on Carrie. She and her husband Steve (they spent their honeymoon in Peace Corps Training, and can you believe it: they are STILL married!) were PCVs in Western Samoa from 1981-83. She taught high school and helped design a national public awareness campaign on disaster preparedness. . After her Peace Corps tour, the couple moved to Boston for graduate school where Carrie got a master’s degree from Harvard School of Public Health in health policy and management. (Her BA in political science is from Boston University.) During her “Boston years” she also worked for the Peace Corps as a Public Affairs Officer in the recruitment office and gave . . .

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