Experience books — I



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India-40 and the Circle of Demons: A Memoir of Death, Sickness, Love, Friendship, Corruption, Political Fanatics, Drugs, Thugs, Psychosis, and Illumination in the Us Peace Corps
Peter S. Adler (India 1966–68)
Xlibris, 2017
Peace Corps memoir

I Always Knew What I Didn’t Want: Adventures of an Unlikely Librarian 
Shirkey K. Baker (India 1965–67)
Independently published 2019
Peace Corps memoir

Seeds & Spice: A Memoir of Life in Village India, 1969-1971
Drew  Bullard (India 1969–71)
Arah Publishing Company, 2021
Peace Corps memoir

Away from Home: Letters to My Family
Lillian Carter (India 1967–69)
Simon & Schuster, 1977
Peace Corps letters/journals

The Other Side of the World — Vision and Reality: Selected Reflections of India 44’s Peace Corps Volunteers
edited by Mary Jo Clark, Thomas Corbett, Michael Simonds & Haywood Turrentine (India 1966–68)
Strategic Book Publishing, 2011
Peace Corps memoir collection

Return to the Other Side of the World: Further Reflections of India 44’s Peace Corps Volunteers Volume II
edited by Mary Jo Clark, Thomas Corbett & Haywood Turrentine (India 1966–68)
Strategic Book Publishing, 2013
Peace Corps memoir collection

Hot Milk on My Cornflakes: Peace Corps India-33 Remembers, A Collection of Vignettes
by Donald L. Clement (India 1966–68), editor, and contributors Judy Barille (1966-69), Neal Barille (1966-69), Tom Carter (1965-67), Mike Thorburn (1966-68), Ken French(1966-68), Ruth Kister-Berry (1966-68), Tom McGarry (1966-68), Carol Reichert (1966-68), Katy Peek (1966-68)
CreateSpace, 2017
Peace Corps true stories

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
Tom  Corbett (India 1966-68)
Hancock Press, 2020
Peace Corps memoir

Ruffling The Peacock’s Feathers: Stories From Village India
David Howard Day (Kenya 1965–66; India 1967–68)
XLibris, 2010
Peace Corps short stories

The Konkans
Tony D’Souza (Cote d’Ivoire, Madagascar 2000–02, 2002–03)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008
Peace Corps novel

Indian Summer: A Love Letter to India and the Story of India 29
Arthur J. Frankel (India 1966–68)
Peace Corps Writers, 2014
Peace Corps memoir

Confessions of a Renegade: Peace Corps Years
Eddie James Girdner (India 1968–70)
New Delhi, India: Gyan Books, 2014
Peace Corps memoir

Autobiography of a Black Sheep
Eddie James Girdner (India 1968–70)
Independently published 2015
Memoir with section on the Peace Corps

How to Win Friends & Avoid Sacred Cows: Weird Adventures in India; Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims When the Peace Corps was New
David  Macaray (India 1967–68)
The Ardent Writer Press, 2016
Peace Corps memoir

Krishna Unhinged : A Peace Corps Memoir
Jim McConkey (India 1967–69)
Infinity Publishing, 2011
Peace Corps memoir

A Minor Odyssey
KeeKee Minor
(India 1966–67; staff: CD/Marshall Islands 1991-92)
Bar Nothing Books, 2016
Peace Corps memoir/travel

The Return: A Search for Peace Corps Footprints in India
Gerald Nelson (India 1971–73)
Self–published, 1997
Peace Corps memoir

Sahib: An American Misadventure in India
Carl W. Pope (India 1968–69)
Liveright Press, 1972
Peace Corps memoir

Ripples in the Pond: Reflections of a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from India
Michael Stake (India 1966–68)
Inkwell Productions, 2014
Peace Corps memoir

A Life in Time: From An Orphanage to the Peace Corps
Kaye Stone (India 1966–68)
Self published, 2011
Peace Corps memoir


Good Morning, Mr. Paul: A Memory of a Peace Corps Volunteer’s Journey into History
Paul  Burghdorf (Indonesia 1963–65)
West Bow Press, 2012
Peace Corps memoir


The Face of Iran Before . . .
Dennis  Briskin  (Iran 1967–69)
Peace Corps photographs

Iran Before . . .
Dennis  Briskin  (Iran 1967–69)
Peace Corps photographs

Persian Mosaic: Getting Back to Iran After 25 Years
David Devine (Iran 1971–73)
Writer’s Showcase/iUniverse.com, Inc., 2001
Peace Corps memoir

Letters from Iran: Memoirs of a Peace Corps Volunteer, 1970-1972
Arlene Elle Gray (Iran 1970–72)
Exlibris 2012
Peace Corps letters

Journeying Out Alone: Being Volume 3 of The Gathered Words
John Gregory Hall (Iran 1970-72)
Independently published, 2022
Memoir with portion on the Peace Corps

A Young American in Iran
by Tom Klobe (Iran 1964–66)
Peace Corps Writers, 2014
Peace Corps memoir

Iran – Stories from the Peace Corps
John Krauskopf (Iran 1965–67)
Lulu, 2013
Peace Corps short stories

Memories and Insights: Iran throught the Eyes of Peace Corps Volunteers
(A Legacy Project of Peace Corps Iran Association)
edited by John Krauskopf (Iran 1965–67)
Lulu, 2021
Peace Corps short works

A Hundred Veils
Rea  Keech (Iran 1967–69 )
Real Nice Books, 2015
Peace Corps novel

A Young American in Iran
Tom Klobe (Iran 1964–66)
Peace Corps Writers, 2014
Peace Corps memoir

Iran – Stories from the Peace Corps
John Krauskopf (Iran 1965-67)
Lulu Publisher, 2013
Peace Corps stories

Walled In, Walled Out: A Young American Woman in Iran
Mary Dana Marks (Iran 1964–66)
Peace Corps Writers, 2017
Peace Corps memoir

Yekke Bude, Yekke Na Bude
Alice Preston Phinney (Iran )
Carlton Press, 1975
Peace Corps memoir

Journeys: A Novel of Iran
Jennifer B-C Seaver (Iran 1966–68)
iUniverse, 2004
Peace Corps novel

Land Between Two Waters: The Peace  Corps Fourteen Years in Iran 1962–1976
Genna Stead Wangsness (Iran 1965–67, Iran staff 1967)
Peace Corps Writers,  2023
$32.99 (paperback)
Peace Corps history


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