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MACEDONIA

Lost and Found in Macedonia: A Journey to Unexpected Places
Marilyn Wheeler (Macedonia 2004–06)
Park Place Publications, 2012
Peace Corps memoir

MADAGASCAR

Souvenirs de Nancy: Journals of Nancy Coutu: A Peace Corps Martyr
Nancy Coutu (Madagascar 1994–96), edited by Connie Coutu
Faithworks, 2002
Peace Corps journal

Whiteman
Tony D’Souza (Cote d’Ivoire, Madagascar 2000–02, 2002–03)
Harcourt, 2006
Peace Corps novel

What Sahel Am I Doin’ Here?: 30 Years of Misadventures in Africa
Steve  Wisecarver (Senegal 1976–78; Staff/ CD Madagascar, CD Kenya 2008–2013)
Booklocker.com, 2018
Peace Corps true stories

MALAWI

The Warm Heart of Africa: An Outrageous Adventure of Love, Music, and Mishaps in Malawi
Jack Allison (Malawi 1967–69)
Peace Corps Writers, 2020
Peace Corps Memoir

From Microsoft to Malawi: Learning on the Front Lines as a Peace Corps Volunteer
Michael Buckler (Malawi 2006–08)
Hamilton Books, 2010
Peace Corps memoir

My Malawi Journal
Bea Buckley (Malawi)
Athena Press, 2003
Peace Corps journal

The Keys to the Congo: and Further Travels: Memoir of a 2x Peace Corps Volunteer
by Irene Brammertz (Zaire 1988-90; Malawi 2011-12)
Self-published, 2015
Peace Corps memoir

This is Africa: Peace Corps Malawi and the Liberian Civil War
Eugene T. Caruso (Malawi, Liberia 1999–92)
CreateSpace, 2009
Peace Corps memoir

Island People: Finding Our Way
Henry R.  Danielson (Malawi 1967–68)
Page Publishing 2018
Peace Corps memoir

Hidden Places: A Journey from Kansas to Kilimanjaro
James  Heaton (Nyasaland 1962–64)
Xlibris, 2016
Peace Corps creative non-fiction 

Bubba: The African Adventures of James Johnson
William G. Spain (Malawi 1966–68)
ZIWA Books, 2013
Peace Corps novel

My Secret History
Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963–65)
Putnam, 1989; Fawcett Columbine, 1996
Peace Corps novel

The Lower River
Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963–65)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012
Peace Corps novel

Vuto
A. J. Walkley (Malawi 2007– )
Rocket Science Productions, 2013
Peace Corps novel

MALAYSIA

How the Water Feels
Paul Eggers (Malaysia 1976–78)
Southern Methodist University Press, 2002
Peace Corps short stories

More Alike Than Different: A Peace Corps Memoir of Malaysian Borneo, 1967-1969
Kate Griffin Flaherty (Malaysian Borneo 1967–69)
Indie Author Warehouse, 2017
Peace Corps memoir

At the Table of Want
Larry Kimport (Malaysia 1980–82)
Foremost Press, 2009
Peace Corps novel

MALI

Monique and the Mango Rains: Two Years with a Midwife in Mali
Kris Holloway (Mali 1989–91)
Waveland Press, 2006
Peace Corps memoir

Three Hundred Cups of Tea and The Toughest Job: Riding the Peace Corps Rollercoaster in Mali, West Africa
by Asifa Kanji and David Drury (both PCV Mali 2011–12; PCRV Ghana 2012–13; PCRV South Africa 2013)
CreateSpace, 2015
Peace Corps memoir

Fishing in the Sky: The Education of Namory Keita
Donald Lawder (Mali 1983–85, 1988–93)
The Permanent Press, 1997
Peace Corps memoir

Life in Alien Territory: Memories of Peace Corps Service in Mali
Renate A. Schulz (Nigeria 1963–65, Mali 2011–12, Response Vol: Mexico 2013–14)
Wheatmark 2014
Peace Corps memoir

Ain’t No Elephants in Timbuktu: Prose and Poetry of a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali
John H. Sime (Mali 1976–78)
CreateSpace, 2017
Peace Corps memoir — prose and poetry

Dancing Trees and Crocodile Dreams: My Life in a West African Village: Journals from Two Years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali
Marcy L. Spaulding (Mali 2000–02)
Poppy Lane Publishing Company, 2004
Peace Corps memoir

MARSHALL ISLANDS

Life as a PCV in the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Steve C. Smith (Solomon Islands 1979–80) with with Carol Coleman
Development Through Self–Reliance, 1986
Peace Corps

Giving and Gaining: The Peace Corps in the Republic of Marshall Islands
Steve C. Smith (Solomon Islands 1979–80)
Development Through Self–Reliance, 1991
Peace Corps

MEXICO

If You Are Retiring, You Might Join the Peace Corps!
Sally Jo Nelson Botzler (Mexico 2009–11)
WestBowPress, 2017
Peace Corps letters

 

Going to Mexico: Stories of My Peace Corps Service
David H. Greegor (Mexico 2007–11)
CreateSpace, 2017
Peace Corps true stories

MICRONESIA

The Fish & Rice Chronicles: My Extraordinary Adventures in Palau and Micronesia
Patrick G. Bryan (Micronesia 1967–70)
Xlibris 2011
Peace Corps memoir

A Country Boy’s Dream Comes True: Travelling the World
Edward Franklin Burkett (Micronesia 1986–87)
iUniverse, 2004
Peace Corps memoir

I Was a Peace Corps Volunteer: Lost and Found in Micronesia
by Heather Kaschmitter (Micronesia 2002–04)
CreateSpace, 2012
Peace Corps memoir

The Edge of Paradise: America in Micronesia
P. F. Kluge (Micronesia 1967–69)
Random House, 1991; University of Hawaii Press, 1993
Peace Corps memoir

Leaving Losapas
Roland Merullo, Jr. (Micronesia 1979–80)
Houghton Mifflin, 1991
Peace Corps novel

Green Pearl Odyssey
Reilly A. Ridgell (Micronesia 1971–73)
Blue Ocean Press, 2010
Peace Corps novel

Bending to the Trade Winds: Stories of the Peace Corps Experience in Micronesia
Reilly A. Ridgell (Micronesia 1971–73)
University of Guam Press, 1991
Peace Corps short stories

MOLDOVA

What It Means to Serve: From Airborne Ranger to Peace Corps Volunteer
Robert Donayre (Moldova 2003–05)
Dorrance Publishing, 2007
Peace Corps memoir

Moments Between Cities
by John Flynn (Moldova 1993–95)
Edwin Mellen Press, 1997
Peace Corps poetry

Not Exactly Retired: A Life-Changing Journey on the Road and in the Peace Corps
David  Jarmul (Nepal 1977–79; Moldova 2016–18)
Peace Corps Writers, 2019
Peace Corps memoir

Lenin’s Asylum: Two Years in Moldova
A. A. Weiss (Moldova 2006–08)
Everytime Press, 2018
Peace Corps memoir

MONGOLIA

When Things Get Dark: A Mongolian Winter’s Tale
Matthew B. Davis (Mongolia 2000–02)
St. Martin’s Press, 2010
Peace Corps memoir

Enough
Travis  Hellstrom (Mongolia 2008–2011)
Advance Humanity Publishing/CreateSpace, 2016
Peace Corps memoir

Tea of Ulaanbaatar
Christopher R. Howard (Mongolia 1997)
Seven Stories Press, 2011
Peace Corps novel

The Soft Exile
Eric Kiefer
Gentleman Tree, 2012
Peace Corps novel

Mongolia Monologues: The Trials, Tribulations, Triumphs and Truths of a Feisty, Fifty-Something Peace Corps Volunteer
Joanne Nussbaum (Mongolia 2010–12)
BookBaby, 2014
Peace Corps memoir

Travel Tales of a Feisty Fifty-something: All Roads Lead Home
Joanne Nussbaum (Mongolia 2010–12)
BookBaby, 201

MOROCCO

Nuns, Nam & Henna: A Memoir in Poetry and Prose
Larry Berube (Morocco 1977–79)
Peace Corps Writers, 2017
Peace Corps poetry and prose

Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa

Julie R. Dargis (Morocca 1984–87)
Indie House Press, 2013
Peace Corps creative non–fiction

Allah’s Garden
Thomas D. Hollowell (Morocco 2002)
Tales Press, 2009
Peace Corps novel

Younger Than That Now: A Peace Corps Volunteer Remembers Morocco
Michael Moran (Morocco 1981–83)
Full Court Press, 1994
Peace Corps memoir

Once Upon Peace Corps: Letters Home From Morocco
Charley Silverman (Morocco 2006–08)
Self published, 2009
Peace Corps letters

The Couscous Chronicles — A Peace Corps Memoir
Richard  Wallace (Morocco 1977–79)
Independent, 2020
Peace Corps memoir

 

 

 

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