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Greasers and Gringos
The Historical Roots of Anglo-Hispanic Prejudice

by Jerome R. Adams (Colombia 1963–65)
McFarland & Company,
September, 2006
243 pages
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Impressions of Arvo Laurila
(A Novel)
by Lauri Anderson (Nigeria 1965–67)
North Star Press
232 pages
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Thinking Through the Children’s Sermon
by William H. Armstrong (Staff: Ethiopia 1966–68; Swaziland 1968–71)
Pilgrim Press
November 2006
142 pages
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Mambila Remembered
by John Bishop, Steve Clapp, Lowell Fewster, Harvey Flad and Roger Leed (all Nigeria 1963–65)
Self Published
48 pages
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Lao Close Encounters
by John J.S. Burton (Thailand 1965–67)
Bangkok: Orchid Press
January 2007
228 pages
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Tetonka Tales
by John R. Eggers (Uruguay 1965–67)
November 2006
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The Christmas Pig
A Fable
by Kinky Friedman (Borneo 1967–69)
Simon & Schuster
November 2006
176 pages
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I Am The Grand Canyon
The Story of the Havasupai People

by Stephen Hirst (Liberia 1962–64)
Grand Canyon Association
274 pages
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Grains of Golden Sand
Adventures in War-Torn Africa
by Delfi Messinger (Zaire (DRC) 1984–87)
The Fine Print Press
October 2006
389 pages
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Assumptions and Misunderstandings
Memoir of an Unwitting Spy

by Anne Bates Linden (Ukraine 1992–95)
Self Published
215 pages
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A Year of Absence
Six Women’s Stories of Courage, Hope and Love
by Jessica (Rosen) Redmond (Slovakia 2000 – 02)
Elva Resa Publishing
232 pages
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The Telemachia
A History by Antimenes of Argos

Michael Barnes Selvin (Ghana 1966–68)
538 pages
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A Voice for My Grandmother
by Ron Singer (Nigeria 1964–67)
Ten Penny Players/Bardpress
November 2006
24 pages
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Black Man’s Grave
Letters from Sierra Leone

by Guy Stewart (Sierra Leone 1968–70) and John Amman (Sierra Leone 1979–82)
Cold Run Books
January 2007
224 pages
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A Chameleon’s Tale
True Stories of a Global Refugee

by Mo Tejani (Thailand 1978-1980)
Paiboon Publishing
257 pages
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The Persistence of Subsistence Agriculture
Life Beneath the Level of the Marketplace

by Tony Waters (Thailand 1980–82)
Lexington Books
August 2006
272 pages
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