Books Nominated for 2016 Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Award

2016 Books Nominated for The Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Award

A Time for WarVeterans’ Stories from One American Town: Scituate, Massachusetts
Ronald Wheatley (Nigeria 1963–65)
Hellgate Press
January 2016

African Witch: Modern Tale of Magical Harm
Christopher West Davis
January 2016

Visions of a Lost and Future World
Jane Stillwater (South Africa 2007)
May 2016

Hyena’s Tree
Thomas J. Larson (Benin 1974–76)
June 2016

Kingdoms in the Air: Dispatches from the Far Away
by Bob Shacochis (Eastern Caribbean 1975-76)
Grove Atlantic
June 2016

The Embassy: A Story of War and Diplomacy
Dante  Paradiso (Kenya 1993–95)
Beaufort Books
November 2016

Uprooting Terrorism Everywhere
Charles Cox (Ecuador 1965-67; APCD/Peru, Brazil 1970-75)
December 2016

The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan
Laurence  Leamer (Nepal 1964–66)
William Morrow
June 2016

Grampa Joe: Portrait of a Quiet Hero Biography
Troy D. Montes (El Salvador 2004–06), editor
Patriot Media Incorporated
May 2016

Letters from Susie: Growing Up Ghanaian 1962–2015
Katherine [Spalt] Miller (Ghana 1962–64, Afghanistan 1966–68)
Peace Corps Writers
July 2016

On the Edge: An Odyssey  Memoir
Stephen E. Murphy (PC staff/Regional Director, Inter-Americas 2002–03)
Odyssey Chapters (via CreateSpace), Seattle, WA
September 2016

So As I Was Saying: My Somewhat Eventful Life  
by Frank Mankiewicz (PC Staff 1961-66) and Joel Swerdlow
Thomas Dunne Books
267 pages
February 2016

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