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Murder at Ocean View College
(young adult)
by Karen Batchelor (Korea 1972–74)
Houghton Mifflin
March 2006
91 pages
Poe’s Lighthouse
edited by Christopher Conlon (Botswana 1988–90)
Cemetary Dance Publishers
February, 2006
330 pages
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Thundershowers At Dusk
Gothic Stories
by Christopher Conlon (Botswana 1988–90)
Middleborough, MA: Rock Village Publishing
May 2006
113 pages
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The Caddie Who Knew Ben Hogan
by John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962–64)
Thomas Dunne Books
May 2006
271 pages
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Wild Women with Tender Hearts
by Patricia S. Taylor Edmisten (Peru 1962–64)
55 pages
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Cowboy Logic
The Wit and Wisdom of Kinky Friedman (and Some of His Friends)

by Kinky Friedman (Borneo 1967–69)
St. Martins Press
May 2006
192 pages
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Africa's Legacies of Urbanization
Unfolding Saga of a Continent

by Stefan C. Goodwin (Nigeria 1965–67)
Lexington Books
January 2006
528 pages
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Oracle Bones
A Journey Between China’s Past and Present

by Peter Hessler (China 1996–98)
HarperCollins Publishers
May 2006
471 pages
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Where Should I Sit at Lunch?
The Ultimate 24/7 Guide to Surviving the High School Years

by Harriet S. Mosatche and Karen Unger (Liberia 1977-80)
February 2006
208 pages
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The Toughest Show on Earth:
My Rise and Reign at the Metropolitan Opera
by Joseph Volpe
Charles Michener (Ethiopia 1962–64), collaborator
May 2006
320 pages
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Osiris, Isis & Planet X
Chasing the Centuries
by Rob Solarion (AKA Robert Russell, Eritrea 1964–66)
Bloomington, IN: Author House
475 Pages
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Võ Phiê'n and the Sadness of Exile
by John C. Schafer (Ethiopia 1963–65)
Southeast Asia Publications
367 pages
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Now Is the Hour
by Tom Spanbauer (Kenya 1969–71)
Houghton Miffin
May 2006
480 pages
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Step To Freedom
A Peace Corps Memoir of the Dominican Republic

by Joseph F. Zuiker (Dominican Republic 1965–67)
Foreword Anton Zuiker (Republic of Vanuatu 1997–99)
Zuiker Chronicles
September 2005
147 pages
(Buy this book at Lulu)

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