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January 2006

Recent books by Peace Corps writers

There are nine new books by Peace Corps writers.

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Of writers and books

Talking with . . .

    Editor John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962–64) interviews Joshua Berman and Randy Wood ( both Nicaragua 1998–2000)


    Art Recipes by Alice Brew (Ukraine 2003–05) reviewed by Eldon Katter (Ethiopia 1962–64)

    Behind Enemy Lines by John Durand (Philippines 1962–64) reviewed by Tony Zurlo (Nigeria 1964–65)

    Girls of Tender Age by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith (Cameroon 1965–67) reviewed by Maureen Carroll (Philippines 1961–63)

    Hang In There by Elizabeth J. Quinn (Jamaica 1985–88, Sierra Leone 1989–90) reviewed by Martha Martin (Costa Rica 1979–81)

    Priority One by Bryant Wieneke (Niger 1974–76) reviewed by Dave Gurr (Ethiopia 1962–64)

    Tortillitas Para Mama selected by Betsy L. Bucks (Colombia 1964–66), et al, reviewed by Karen Williams (Malawi 1980–83)

    Vital Contact by Patrick Chura (Lithuania 1992–94) reviewed by David Espy (Morocco 1962–64)

A Writer Writes

    Fe, Fi, Foe FEMA by Terri Elders (Belize 1987–90; Dominican Republic 1992–94; and Seychelles 1995)

New at the site

  • Recently added to our Bibliography of Peace Corps Writers:
    • Alice Brew (Ukraine 2003–05)
    • Patrick Chura (Lithuania 1992–94)
    • Thomas Dichter (Morocco 1964–66)
    • Patricia Drolet (Ecuador 1971)
    • Robert Drolet (Panama 1968–70, Ecuador 1971)
    • Andrew Hamilton (Ukraine 2002–04)
    • Stephen Hirst (Liberia 1962–64)
    • Eldon Katter (Ethiopia 1962–64)
    • Brad Matsen (Niue 1999–2000)
    • Diane Skelly Ponasik (Morocco 1965–67)
    • Annabelle Townson (Romania 01–03)
  • Recently added to our list of PCV blogs
    • Clare Major (Senegal 2004– )
    • Larry Tweed (Kyrgyzstan)
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