New Books by Peace Corps Writers — July 2015

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color-lions-eye-140The Color of a Lion’s Eye: Memories of Africa
by Jane F. Bonin (APCD/Malawi, CD/Niger 1994–99)
Border Press Books
July 2015,
125 pages
$15.00 (paperback)


dont-get-140Don’t Get Too Comfortable
by Robert Emmet Buckley Jr.  (Micronesia 1968–70)
Historical Inspitational Memoir
May 2015
325 pages
$9.99 (Kindle)


letters-nigeria-king-140Letters from Nigeria: Experiences of a Peace Corps Volunteer before and during the Nigerian Civil War
by James King (Nigeria 1966–67), edited by Eileen M. Jones (James’s sister)
335 pages
$4.99 (Kindle)

ad-nauseum-140Ad Nauseam: How Advertising And Public Relations Changed Everything
by Jeff  Koob (Jamaica 1991–93)
March 2015
196 pages
$16.95 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle)


I Am Me Because of You: A Daughter’s Peace Corps Journey through the Eyes of Her Mother
(Peace Corps biography from letters and phone calls, with photos)
by Karen Lawrence with Jennifer (Lawrence) Nelson (Kyrgyzstan 2004–06)
Beaver’s Pond Press
364 pages
$24.95 (paperback) email to purchase

quaker-cafe-140The Quaker Café
by Brenda Bevan Remmes (Cameroon 1969–71)
Seattle: Lake Union Publishing
January 2015
310 pages
$14.95 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle), $9.95 (Audible)


cherry-pie-peace-corps-140Cherry-Pie Tells All (Volume 2): Peace Corps Reflections
by Cherry Saugher (Nigeria 1966–67)
June 2014
160 pages
$9.95 (paperback)


wild-hare-140A Wild Hare: Finding the Life I Imagined
by Siffy Torkildson [Caroline Houle Torkildson (Madagascar 2001–02)] Sacred World Explorations
July 2015
294 pages
$17.99 (paperback), $7.99 (Kindle)


sevara-dawn-140Sevara: Dawn of Hope
(YA fantasy graphic novel)
by Damian Wampler; art by Andre Siregar, Donny Hadiwijaja, and Anang Setyawan (colors)
July, 2015
274 pages
$14.99 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle and iBook)


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