New books by Peace Corps writers — August 2014

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hitch-fairmont-140A Hitch at the Fairmont
(Mystery for children 8–12)
by Jim Averbeck (Cameroon 1990–94), illustrated by Nick Bertozzi
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
June 2014
416 pages
$16.99 (hardcover), $9.78 (Kindle)

dancing-gogos-140Dancing with Gogos: A Peace Corps Memoir
by Gary P. Cornelius (South Africa 2012–13)
A Peace Corps Writers Book
July 2014
282 pages
$13.00 (paperback)

crashing-underbrush1Crashing Through the Underbrush
by Gary P. Cornelius (South Africa 2012–13)
280 pages
$15.00 (paperback)

harder-right-140The Harder Right: Stories of Conscience and Choice
by Arthur B. Dobrin (Kenya 1965–67)
Argo Navis
204 pages
$19.95 (paperback), $7.69 (Kindle)

consolations-140The Consolations
by John W. Evans (Bangladesh 1999–2001)
Trio House Press
March 2014
96 pages
$16.00 (paperback)

young-widower-140Young Widower: A Memoir
by John W. Evans (Bangladesh 1999–2001)
University of Nebraska Press
March 2014
200 pages
$19.95 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle)

home-kazakh-steppe-140At Home on the Kazakh Steppe: A Peace Corps Memoir
by Janet Givens (Kazakhstan 2004–06)
Ant Press
August 2014
208 pages
$14.99 (paperback), $4.99 (Kindle)

breathe-140Breathe: A Memoir of Motherhood, Grief, and Family Conflict
by Kelly Kittel (Jamaica 1985–87)
She Writes Press
May 2014
384 pages
$18.95 (paperback),

show-me-deadly-deer-140Show Me the Deadly Deer
by Carolyn Mulford (Ethiopia 1962–64)
Five Star
January 2014
324 pages
$25.95 (hardcover), $3.19 (Kindle)

show-me-murder-140Show Me the Murder
by Carolyn Mulford (Ethiopia 1962–64)
Five Star
328 pages
$25.95 (hardcover), $3.99 (Kindle)

time-that-was-140A Time That Was . . . : A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Experience of Pre-revolutionary Liberia, West Africa, 1962–1964
by Philip S. Salisbury (Liberia 1962–64)
July 2014
244 pages
$19.99 (paperback), $29.99 (hardcover)

honoured-guest-140The Honoured Guest: Anne Alger Craven, Witness to Sumter, in Her Words
(Historical fiction)
by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith (Cameroon 1965–1967)
Amazon Digital
August 2014
$9.99 (Kindle),
$25.00 (signed hard-copy: 1 Mansfield Grove Road, #305, East Haven, CT 06512)

under-chad-spell-140Under Chad’s Spell
(Peace Corps novel)
by Michael Varga  (Chad)
August 2014
378 pages
$16.99 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle)

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