February 2011 Peace Corps Books

history-begins-africa-1201History Begins in Africa
by Mary Acosta (Afghanistan 196466)
Birds Nest Publishing

$29.95
385 pages
December 2010

haiti-ti-mour-120Haiti: Ti Moun Se Riches
[Our Children Are Our Treasures] photographs by Skyler Badenoch (Cote d’Ivoire 2001–02)
Suzanne Guard and Tuck Stephenson, publishers
$30.00 pages
January 2011

this-is-africa-1201This is Africa: Peace Corps Malawi and the Liberian Civil War
by Eugene T. Caruso (Malawi & Liberia 199092)
CreateSpace
$9.99
134 pages
2009

family-goryachevix-1201The Family Goryachevix
by Murray Davis (Russia 199699)
Finer Images Printing
$12.00
154 pages
2010

lake-other-poems-1201Lake, and Other Poems of Love in a Foreign Land
(Winner of the 2010 SRCA Open Poetry Chapbook Competition)
by Jeff Fearnside (Kazakhstan 2002–04)
Standing Rock Cultural Arts
$12.00

24 pages
February 2011

gloryland-120Gloryland
by Shelton Johnson (Liberia 1982–83)
Sierra Club/Counterpoint
$15.95
288 pages
2010

school-others-120A School For Others: The History of the Belize High School of Agriculture
by George Lebard (Belize 1981–86; APCD 1986–92)
Xlibris
$19.99
269 pages
2010

when-world-calls-120

When The World Calls: The Inside Story of the Peace Corps and its First Fifty Years
by Stanley Meslier (PC/HQ 196367)
Beacon Press
272 pages
2011

never-seek-tell-1201Never Seek to Tell Thy Love: A Love Odyssey
(Poems)
by Andrew Oerke (PC/Staff in Tanzania & Uganda, and CD in Malawi and Jamaica from 196671)
GCEEF Publisher
$15.00
60 pages
2010


evolution-ethiopian-jews-120The Evolution of the Ethiopian Jews: A History of the Beta Israel (Falasha) to 1920
(revised edition) by James Quirin (Ethiopia 1965–67)
Tsehai Publishers
$29.95
365 pages
2010

village-120The Village
by T. F. Rhoden (Thailand 2005–07)
Digital Lycanthrope
$29.96
324 pages
November 2010

lion-judah-new-world-120The Lion of Judah in the New World: Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and the Shaping of Americans’ Attitudes toward Africa
by Theodore M. Vestal (PC Staff/Ethiopia 1964–66)
Praeger

$44.95

231 pages
February 2011

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  • John. Just a note to thank you for ongoing postings about RPCV books. I would never have heard of Gloryland by Shelton Johnson otherwise. It is a great story about the African-American experience. The interior monologue of the main character is stunning. Storyland deserves a large American audience.
    I also watched the Niger ’66 documentary because of your comments. I agree that it is a brilliant piece of work about how the Peace Corps experience echoes through our lives. Roger Landrum

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