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May 2004

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Regarding Hwange
And Other Matters of Perception
by Joshua Caine Anchors (Zimbabwe 1998–00)
93 pages
(Purchase from the publisher)
Logic Made Easy
How to Know When Language Deceives You

by Deborah J. Bennett (Ghana 1980–81)
W.W. Norton & Co.
April, 2004
256 pages
(Buy this book)
Einstein Defiant*
Genius versus Genius in the Quantum Revolution
by Edmund Blair Bolles (Tanzania 1966–68)
Joseph Henry Press
April, 2004
348 pages
(Buy this book)

* This book is dedicated to the members of Tanzania XII

Our Natural History
Lessons from Lewis and Clark

by Daniel Botkin (Philippines 1962–64)
Oxford Press
May 2004
328 pages
(Buy this book)
Beyond Siberia:
Two Years in a Forgotten Place
by Sharon Dirlam (Russia 1996–98)
McSeas Books
May 2004
363 pages
(Buy this book)
by Kent Haruf (Turkey 1965–67)
May 2004
320 pages
(Buy this book)
Chicken Soup for the Fisherman's Soul
Fish Tales to Hook Your Spirit and Snag Your Funny Bone

Phil Bob Hellmich (Sierra Leone 1985–89), contributor
Health Communications
May, 2004
384 pages
(Buy this book)
From Rucksack to Backpack
A Young Woman's Journey in a
Newly Evolving World

by Juliane Heyman (Staff PC/W 1961–66)
Xlibris Corporation,
May 2004
158 pages
(Buy this book)
Genesis, Structure, and Meaning in Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End
by Anthony Hunt (Nigeria 1963–65)
University of Nevada Press
April 2004
328 pages
(Buy this book)
Sojourns in West Africa
by Steven E. Keenan (Liberia 1963-65)
May 2004
117 pages
(Buy this book)
The Mold in Dr. Florey’s Coat
The Story of the Penicillian Miracle

by Eric Lax (Micronesia 1966–68)
John Macrae/Henry Holt
April 2004
308 pages
(Buy this book)
Against the Current
The Life of Lain Singh Bangdel - Writer, Painter and Art Historian of Nepal

by Don Messerschmidt (Nepal 1963–65)
with Dina Bangdel
Bangkok: Orchid Press; Weatherhill Inc.
May 2004
232 pages
(Buy this book)
The Importance of Being Famous
Behind the Scenes of the Celebrity-Industrial Complex

by Maureen Orth (Colombia 1964–66)
Henry Holt & Company
May, 2004
372 pages
(Buy this book)
Dog-of the-Sea-Waves
(children ages 4–8)
by James Rumford (Chad 1971–74; Afghanistan 1974–75)
Houghton Mifflin,
May 2004
40 pages
(Buy this book)
The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver

by Scott Stossel
Smithsonian Institution Press
May 2004
704 pages
(Buy this book)
Eclectica Magazine
Best Fiction, V. 1
edited by Tom Dooley
David Taylor (Mauritania 1983–85), contributor
August, 2003
410 pages
(Buy this book)
Maid Marian
by Elsa Watson (Guinea-Bissau 1996–98)
Crown Publishers
307 pages
April 2004
(Buy this book)
American Taboo:
A Murder in the Peace Corps
by Philip Weiss
384 pages
May 2004
(Buy this book)
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