Recent books by Peace Corps Writers: January 2005

(Moon Handbook; 6th edition)
by Chicki Mallan & Joshua Berman (Nicaragua 1998–2000)
Avalon Travel Publishing,
December 2004
337 pages

God Lives in St. Petersburg
And Other Stories

by Tom Bissell (Uzbekistan 1996–97)
January 2005
224 pages

A Country Boy’s Dream Comes True
Travelling the World

by Edward Franklin Burkett (Micronesia 1986–87)
December 2004
88 pages

Clearing Customs
by Martha J. Egan (Venezuela 1967–69)
Papalote Press
February 2005
382 pages

by John Isles (Estonia 1992–94)
University of Iowa Press,
September 2003
68 pages

by Sandra Meek (Botswana 1989–91)
Elixir Press
January 2005
79 pages

by Bill Owens (Jamaica 1964–66)
January 2005
120 pages

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
by John Perkins (Ecuador 1968–71)
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
November 2004
250 pages

Things Are Different in Africa
A Memoir of Dangers and Adventures in the Congo

by Frederick Edward Pitts (Congo/Mali 1992–93)
iUniverse Press
220 pages

A Novel of Iran
by Jennifer B-C Seaver (Iran 1966–68)
215 pages

Dancing Trees and Crocodile Dreams:
My Life in a West African Village
Journals from Two Years
as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali
by Marcy L. Spaulding (Mail 2000–2003)
Poppy Lane Publishing, January 2005
246 pages

The Bush Survival Bible
250 Ways to Make It Through the Next Four Years without Misunderestimating the Dangers Ahead, and Other Subliminable Stategeries
by Gene Stone (Niger 1974–76)
Villard Books
November 2004
121 pages

Angry Wind
Through Muslim Black Africa by Truck, Bus, Boat and Camel

by Jeffrey Tayler (Morocco 1988–90; PC Staff/Poland 1992, Uzbekistan 1992–93)
Houghton-Mifflin Co.
February 2005
256 pages

Me Here in Kenya I am Fine:
Walking the Peace Corps Road
by Maxine Valdez (Kenya 1980–81)
Winlock Publishing Co.
October 2004
191 pages

My Bones are Red
A Spiritual Journey with a Tri-Racial People in the Americas
by Patricia A. Waak (Brazil 1966–68)
Mercer University Press
January 2005
192 pages

Burn My Heart In Wet Sand
by George Wallace (Korea 1975-77)
Leicester, UK: Troubador Publishing, Ltd.
August 2004
68 pages

Rise Up The Phoenix
by Michael J. Wood (Ukraine, Turkmenistan)
Publish America, $19.95
204 pages