New books by Peace Corps writers — February 2017


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nuns-namNuns, Nam & Henna: A Memoir in Poetry and Prose
Larry Berube (Morocco 1977–79)
Peace Corps Writers
January, 2017
68 pages
$5.95 (paperback), $1.99 (Kindle)

nurse-patch-itNurse Patch-It’s Diary: The Diary of a Public School Nurse & Clown
(Peace Corps memoir)
Barbara  Kaare-Lopez (Honduras 1978–80)
Outskirts Press
August 2016
428 pages
$19.95 (paperback)

one-mans-maineOne Man’s Maine: Essays on a Love Affair
Jim  Krosschell (Korea 1975–77)
Brattleboro, VT: Green Writers Press
May 2017
214 pages
$19.95 (paperback) — pre-order now


rides-passageRides of Passage: Along the Road to Poona
David J. Nemeth (Korea 1972–74)
Digital Repository, U of Toledo, Dept of Geography and Planning
442 pages
Free download

lieutenant-koutaThe Lieutenant of Kouta
by Massa Makan Diabate; co-translators Shane Auerbach and David Yost (Mali 2000)
Michigan State University Press
February 2017
128 pages
$20.00 (paperback), $10.49 (Kindle)



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