April & May & June Books by Peace Corps Writers

Connecting Two Worlds: An Environmental Journey From Peace Corps To Present
by Anthony Simeone (Burkina Faso 1971–73)
A Peace Corps Writers Book, $19.95
132 pages
March 2013

Aafrica-on-my-mind-140frica on My Mind: Educating Americans for Fifty Years, Living Peace Corps’ Third Goal
by Angene Wilson (Liberia 1962-64)
A Peace Corps Writers Book
$10.00 (paperback)
210 pages
February 2013

51lymrbq7l__sy300_Gimme Five
by Philip Dacey (Nigeria 1963–65)
Blue Light Press
55 pages

petter-hessler5-101x150Strange Stones—Dispatches from East and West
By Peter Hessler (China 1996-98)
Harper Perennial trade paperback; $14.99
354 pages
May 2013

vast-unknownThe Vast Unknown: America’s First Ascent of Everest
by Broughton Coburn (Nepal 1973–75)
Crown Publishing, $26.00
300 pages
April, 2013

glimpses-forest-120Glimpses through the Forest: Memories of Gabon
by Jason Gray (Gabon 2002–04)
A Peace Corps Writers Book
$14.95 (paperback)
288 pages
May 2013

price-of-justiceThe Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption
by Laurence Leamer (Nepal 1964–66)
Times Books
448 pages
May 2013

unwinding1-150x150The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
by George Packer (Togo 1982–83)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
448 pages
May, 2013

therouxThe Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari
by Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963–65)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
368 pages
May, 2013

smaller-recollectionsRecollections of our Peace Corps Service 1963-65:
Kick-Off, Life in Guatemala, and Afterwards

Compiled by Ramona Whaley, edited by Dave Smits
Peace Corps Writers, $13.75
288 pages

faded-gray1Faded Gray
by Jeffrey Vollmer (Estonia 1977-79)
Face Forward, $16.19
391 pages

a_hero_for_the_people_coverA Hero for the People
Stories of the Brazilian Backlands

Arthur Powers (Brazil 1969-73)
Press 53, $17.95
170 pages

The Book of Jotham
by Arthur Powers (Brazil 1969-73)
2012 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction–Novella
Tuscany Press, $16.95
64 pages

peace-corps-in-panamaPeace Corps in Panama:
Fifty Years, Many Voices

Edited by Meredith W. Cornett (Panama 1991-93)
Peace Corps Writers Book, $9.00
182 pages

hey-joeHey Joe
Poems and Stories from the Peace Corps

by Robert F. Nicholas (Philippines 1968-70)
Self-Published, $9.99 (paperback); $1.99 (ebook) from Barnes and Noble
146 pages

41reugnfrwl__sx260_The Power of Latino Leadership
Culture, Inclusion, and Contribution

by Juana Bordas (Chile 1964-66)
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, $19.95
288 pages

Spiral Aloe: Deceit in Lesotho, Africa’s Mountain Kingdom
Lynn A. Forbes (Philippines 1987-89; Lesotho 1999-01)
self-published ebook, $2.99
January 2013

from_moosehead_to_misery_bay_cover_from_moosehead_to_misery_bay_1024x1024From Moosehead to Misery Bay
The Moose in the VWBug

by Lauri Anderson (Nigeria1965-67
North Star Press, $14.00

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