Archive - March 1, 2015

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New books by Peace Corps writers — February 2015
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Mark Jacobs (Paraguay 1978-80) Publishes Short Story in Playboy

New books by Peace Corps writers — February 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. • The Unspoken: The Lost Novel by Christopher Conlon (Botswana 1988-90) CreateSpace January 2015 776 pages $25.95 (paperback) • Tories and Patriots: A Novel of the American Revolution (Historical Fiction) by Martin R. Ganzglass (Somalia 1966–68) A Peace Corps Writers Book January 2015 366 pages $13.99 (paperback) • Jeju Island Rambling: Self-exile in Peace Corps, 1973–1974 by David J. Nemeth (Republic of Korea 1973–74) Digital Repository, University of Toledo, Department of Geography and Planning December 2014 227 pages Free (Click to download .pdf) • Mort(e) (fiction) by Robert Repino (Grenada 2000–02) Soho Press January 2015 368 pages $26.95 (hardcover), $12.99 . . .

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Mark Jacobs (Paraguay 1978-80) Publishes Short Story in Playboy

For those who get Playboy “only for the fiction” here’s a story in the March issue by RPCV, Mark Jacobs (Paraquay 1978-80) entitled, “The Bull You See, the Bull You Don’t.” It is about Alice, a young American woman in Madrid, who finally figures out what she needs to do to get away from a husband who is lost in a fantasy of an acting career that isn’t going to happen. Her path to freedom goes through a bullring of sorts.

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