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November 2003

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The Best American Travel Writing 2003 The Best American Travel Writing 2003
edited by Ian Frazier,
Tom Bissell (Uzbekistan 1996–97), and Peter Chilson (Niger 1985–87) contributors
Mariner Books
October 2003
358 pages
$13.00 (Buy this book)
Speak, Commentary
Speak, Commentary
by Tom Bissell (Uzbekistan 1996–97) and Jeff Alexander
October 2003
136 pages
$12.00 or maybe $15.00 (Buy this book)
see also McSweeney’s
Volunteer Tales
Volunteer Tales
Experiences of Working Abroad

Edited by Savita Bailur & Helen Rana
RPCV Contributors:
     Valerie Broadwell (Morocco 1981–83)
     Kenneth Carano (Suriname 1998–00)
     George Chinnery (Romania 1998–2000)
     Roderick Jones (Nicaragua 1992–96)
     Paul Karrer (Western Samoa 1978–80)
     Kathleen M. Moore (Ethiopia 1965–67)
     Gina Perfetto (Ethiopia 1997–99)
     Susan Rosenfeld (Senegal 1977–81)
Cambridge, England: The Lutterworth Press,
192 pages
September, 2003
15 pounds ($25.47) (Buy this book at
The Curse of Chief Tenaya The Curse of Chief Tenaya
by Craig J. Carrozzi (Colombia 1978–80)
Southern Trails Publishing
226 pages
November, 2003
$24.95 (limited edition hardcover)
To purchase call Bookmasters at (800) 247-6553
Black Papyrus Black Papyrus
A Year in the Life of an African Village
(short stories)
by Bret Galloway (Botswana 1989–91)
Unlimited Publishing
220 pages
July 2003
$13.99 (Buy this book)
Letters from Botswana Letters from Botswana
A Peace Corps Odyssey
by Dawn Khalil (Botswana 1990–92)
The Writers Collective
October, 234 pages
$14.95 (To order)
Human Accomplishment Human Accomplishment
The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, 800 B.C. to 1950
by Charles Murray (Thailand 1965–67)
668 pages
October 2003
$29.95 (Buy this book)
Chasing the Sea
Don't Mean Nothing
Short Stories of Vietnam
by Susan O’Neill (Venezuela 1973–74)
Ballentine Books
252 pages
$22.00 (Buy this book)
A Sense of Wonder A Sense of Wonder
Reading and Writing through Literature

by Bill Preston (Thailand 1977–80)
Longman/Pearson ESL
218 pages
$31.93 (Buy this book)
Restructuring Sovereign Debt
Restructuring Sovereign Debt:
The Case for Ad Hoc Machinery
by Lex Rieffel (India 1965–67)
Brookings Institution Press
338 pages
September, 2003
$35.95 (Buy this book)
Women Who Eat Women Who Eat
A New Generation on the Glory of Food
edited by Leslie Miller; Terez Rose (Gabon 1985–87), contributor
Seal Press
November 2003
296 pages
(Buy this book)
Culture and Customs of Kenya
by Neal Sobania (Ethiopia 1968–72)
Greenwood Publishing Group
July, 2003
256 pages
(Buy this book)
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