Recent Books by Peace Corps Writers
     July 1999

Crazy for Rivers Crazy For Rivers
by Bill Barich (Nigeria 1964–66);
Russell Chatham, illustrator
The Lyons Press, $16.95
   123 West 18 Street
   New York, New York 10011
80 pages
March, 1999
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City ’Scapes: A Fan’s Eye View of the Game
by Craig J. Carrozzi (Colombia 1978–80)
Southern Trails Publishing Co., $8.95
176 pages
March, 1999
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The Slave and the Free
(reprint of Walk to the End of the
and Motherlines)
by Suzy McKee Charnas (Nigeria 1961–63)
Tor Books, $16.95
448 pages
May, 1999
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Conqueror's Child: Book IV of the Holdfast Chronicles
by Suzy McKee Charnas (Nigeria 1961–63)
Tor Books, $24.95
384 pages
May, 1999
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Riding the Demon: On the Road in West Africa
by Peter Chilson (Niger 1985–87) E-mail Home page
University of Georgia Press, $24.95
216 pages
January, 1999
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Living on the Edge: Fiction by Peace Corps Writers
Edited by John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962–64)

    Contributors: Mark Brazaitis (Guatemala 1991–93), Kathleen Coskran (Ethiopia 1965–67), John Coyne, Eileen Drew (Zaire 1979–81), Leslie Simmonds Ekstrom (Nigeria 1963–65), John Givens (Korea 1967–69), Marla Kay Houghteling (Sierra Leone 1968–70), Mark Jacobs (Paraguay 1968–70), Karl Luntta (Botswana 1977–80), Terry Marshall (Philippines 1965–67), Marnie Mueller (Ecuador 1963–65)), George Packer (Togo 1982–83), Joan Richter (Kenya staff spouse 1965-67), Norman Rush (Botswana staff 1978–83), Bob Shacochis (East Caribbean 1975 ), Melanie Sumner (Senegal 1988–90), Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963–65)

Curbstone Press, $17.95
317 pages
May, 1999
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Misreading the Public: The Myth of a New Isolationism,
by I. M. Destler (Nigeria 1961–63), Steven Kull, Celinda Lake, and Frederick T Steeper
Brookings Institute, $18.95
February, 1999
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Saviors Saviors
(A Novel)
by Paul Eggers (Malaysia 1976–78)
Harcourt Brace, $23.00
350 pages
January, 1999
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Making Them Like Us: Peace Corps Volunteers in the 1960s
by Fritz Fischer
Smithsonian Institution Press, $27.95
200 pages
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Mango Elephants in the Sun:
How Life in an African Village Let Me Be in My Skin
by Susana Herrera (Cameroon 1992–94)
Shambhala Publications, $22.50
246 pages
May, 1999
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The Liberation of Little Heaven The Liberation of Little Heaven
(Collection of Stories)
by Mark Jacobs (Paraguay 1978–80)
Soho Press, $23.95
254 pages
January, 1999
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Architect? A Candid Guide to the Profession
by Roger K. Lewis (Tunisia 1964–66)
Cambridge MA: MIT Press, $33.00, $16.50/paperback
Revised edition
391 pages
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Frommer's Budapest Frommer’s Budapest and the Best of Hungary
by Joseph S. Lieber and Christina Shea (Hungary 1990–92)
Mcmillan Travel, $14.95
2nd Edition
227 pages
May 1998
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Dear Exile Dear Exile: The True Story of Two Friends Separated (for a Year) by an Ocean
by Hilary Liftin & Kate Montgomery (Kenya)
Vintage Books, $11.00
203 pages
May, 1999
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The Climate of the Country: A Novel
by Marnie Mueller (Ecuador 1963–65)
Curbstone Press, $24.95
305 pages
March 1999)
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Central Square
By Gorgre Packer (Togo 1982–83)
Graywolf Press, $24.95
348 pages
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Edit Yourself:
A Manual for Everyone Who Works with Words
By Bruce Ross-Larson (Kenya 1967–68)
W.W. Norton & Company, $10.00
109 pages
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Small Wars: The Cultural Politics of Childhood
Edited by Nancy Scheper-Hughes (Brazil 1964–66) and Carolyn Sargent
Berkeley CA: University of California Press, $18.95
464 pages
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Fire in His Heart: Bishop Benjamin Tucker Tanner and the A.M.E. Church
by William Seraile (Ethiopia 1963–65)
University of Tennessee Press, $32.50
296 pages
December, 1998
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The Immaculate Invasion The Immaculate Invasion
by Bob Shacochis (Eastern Caribbean 1975–76)
Viking Press, $27.95
394 pages
March, 1999
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Strachey's Folly Strachey's Folly: A Donald Strachey Mystery
by Richard Stevenson (aka Richard Lipez, Ethiopia 1962–64)
St. Martin’s Press, $22.95
216 pages
July, 1998
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Sir Vidia's Shadow: A Friendship Across Five Continents
by Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963–65)
Hougton Mifflin, $24.00
368 pages
November, 1998
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Over the Hill in Hungary
by Virginia White (Hungary 1992–94)
Kroshka Books, Nova Science Publishers, $23.95
June, 1999
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Painted Dreams
by Karen Lynn Williams (Malawi 1980–83)
illustrated by Catherine Stock
Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, $16.00
40 pages
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Alamo Heights
by Scott Zesch (Kenya 1982–84)
Texas Christian University Press, $24.50
   Box 297050
   Fort Worth, TX 76129
322 pages
April, 1999
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