New books by Peace Corps writers — July 2016


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democracy-edgeDemocracy on the Edge: A Discussion of Political Issues in America
Terry A. AmRhein (Swaziland 1970s) with Dr William K. Fifield
Mill City Press
300 pages
$16.00 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle)

belly=elephantIn the Belly of the Elephant: A Memoir of Africa
Susan Corbett (Liberia 1976–79)
March 2016
396 pages
$14.99 (paperback), $4.99 (Kindle)


White Moon in a Powder Blue Sky: A Primer in Healing from both Sides of the Veil in Memoir, Sonnets and Prose
Julie R. Dargis (Morocco 1984–87)
Indie House Press
July 2016
78 pages
$9.50 (paperback)


hyenas-treeHyena’s Tree
Peace Corps creative non-fiction
Thomas J. Larson (Benin 1974–76)
June 2016
340 pages
$14.95 (paperback), $2.99 (Kindle)

song-africaSong of Africa: And the roots of Boko Haram
Ronald Brian Wheatley (Nigeria 1963–65)
200 pages
$9.99 (paperback), $2.99 (Kindle), $17.95 (audible)

The Trial of Phillis Wheatley
(creative non-fiction)
Ronald Brian Wheatley (Nigeria 1963–65)
242 pages
$9.95 (paperback), $2.99 (Kindle), $13.08 (audible)

A Time for War: Veterans’ Stories from One American Town: Scituate, Massachusetts
Ronald Wheatley (Nigeria 1963–65)
Hellgate Press
January 2016
370 pages
$18.98 (paperback), $9.59 (Kindle)


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