April 2012 New Peace Corps Books

bending-wind-120Bending with the Wind: Memoir of a Cambodian Couple’s Escape to America
Bounchoeurn Sao & Diyana D. Sao as told to Karline Frances Topp Bird (Thailand 1968-70)
McFarland & Company
210 pages
March 2012

magic-hours-120Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation
by Tom Bissell (Uzbekistan 1996-97)
McSweeney’s, Believer Books

300 pages
April 2012
(more about the book)

unofficial-pcv-handbook-120Unofficial Peace Corps Volunteer Handbook
by Travis Hellstrom (Mongolia 2008–11)
Advance Humanity Publishing
234 pages
(PCWW review)

master-blaster-120The Master Blaster
by P.F. Kluge (Micronesia 1969-70)
Overlook Press
304 pages
April, 2012
(re NYTimes review)

far-away-sky-120Far Away In The Sky: A Memoir of the Biafran Airlift
by David L. Koren (1965–66)
$17.99 (paperback); $8.60 (Kindle)
332 pages
April 2011

peace-corps-experience-write-120Peace Corps Experience: Write and Publish Your Memoir
by Lawrence F. Lihosit (Honduras 1975–77)
$13.95 (paperback); $3.03 (Kindle)
127 pages
April 2012

breeze-bulgaria-120A Breeze in Bulgaria
by Bruce McDonald (2002–04)
$21.29 (paperback), $6.99 (Kindle)
341 pages
February 2012

life-under-eastern-sky-120Life Under the Eastern Sky: Essays on Contemporary Chinese Culture
by Valerie Sartor (Korea 1980–81; Central African Republic 1981–83)
and Yang Jun Heng
214 pages
April 2012

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