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Non-Fiction RPCV Books Published in 2014

Non-Fiction RPCV Books Published in 2014

Following is a list of the 2014 non-fiction books written by RPCVs. Nominate books from this list for the Paul Cown Non-Fiction Award. (If your non-fiction book ((not Peace Corps memoir)) is not listed, and it was published in 2014, please email me at: jcoyneone@gmail.com.) Nominate your favorite book by emailing: jcoyneone@gmail.com. First given in 1990, the Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Award was named to honor Paul Cowan, a Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Ecuador from 1966 to 1967. Cowan wrote The Making of An Un-American about his experiences as a Volunteer in Latin America in the ’60s. A longtime activist and political writer for The Village Voice, Cowan died of leukemia in 1988. Murder In Benin: Kaztge Puzey’s Death in the Peace Corps (Peace Corps biography) by Aaron Kase (Burkina Faso 2006-08) Self-published 2014 Young Widower: A Memoir By John W. Evans (Bangladesh 1999-01) Winner of the River Teeth . . .

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