New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2016


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Death in Veracruzdeath-veracruz
Hector Aguilar Camin (author), translated by Chandler  Thompson (Colombia 1962–64)
Schaffner Press
304 pages
$16.95 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle)

emperor-elephantsThe Emperor and the Elephants: A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Story of Life During the Late 1970s in the Central African Empire
Richard W. Carroll (Central Africa Republic 1976–82)
Peace Corps Writers
May, 2016
180 pages
$15.00 (paperback)

reluctant-volunteerThe Relunctant Volunteer: My Unforgettable Journey with the Peace Corps in Brazil
Peggy Constantine (Brazil 1970–71 )
May 2016
156 pages
$15.00 (paperback), $2.99 (Kindle)

consulting-intl-devConsulting in International Development: A Primer
John Holley (Colombia 1968–70)
Infinity Publishing
452 pages
$26.95 (paperback), $8.95 (Kindle)

turtle-tushiesTurtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer: A Peace Corps Memoir
Anita  Pauwels (Burundi)
477 pages
$4.99 (Kindle)

brooklyn-bocaiuvaBrooklyn, NY to Bocaiúva, Brazil: A Peace Corps Love Story
Franklin D. Rothman (Brazil 1967–69)
(Peace Corps memoir)
Peace Corps Writers
May, 2016
248 pages
$14.95 (paperback)

Visions of a Lost and Future Worldvisions-lost
Jane Stillwater (South Africa 2007)
May 2016
266 pages
$23.00 (paperback), $6.00 (Kindle)

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