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George Packer (Togo 1982–83)

  • The Village of Waiting (Buy this book), NY: Vintage/Random House, 1988
  • The Half Man, NY: Random House, 1991
  • From the Center of the Earth: Stories Out of the Peace Corps, contributor, Santa Monica, CA: Clover Park Press, 1991 (Buy this book)
  • Central Square (Buy this book), NY: Graywolf, 1998
  • Living on the Edge: Fiction by Peace Corps Writers, contributor, Curbstone Press, 1999 (Buy this book)
  • Blood of the Liberals, Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2000. (Buy this book) REVIEW
    * Winner of the 2001 Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Award given by Peace Corps Writers.
  • The Fight Is for Democracy: Winning the War of Ideas in America and the World, Perennial, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq, Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2005 (Buy this book) REVIEW

David Scott Palmer (Peru 1962–64)

  • Peru: The Authoritarian Tradition, Praeger, 1980
  • Shining Path of Peru, editor/contributor, St. Martin's Press, 1992; second edition, 1994

Paula Palmer (Costa Rica 1974–77)

  • What Happen: A Folk-History of Costa Rica's Talamanca Coast, self-published, 1979; Costa Rica: Ministry of Culture:1986 (Spanish edition); revised, expanded, self-published,1993
  • Taking Care of Sibo's Gifts: An Environmental Treatise from Costa Rica's Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve, with Juanita Sánchez and Gloria Mayorga, Self-published, 1993

Anne Panning (Philippines 1988–90)

  • The Price of Eggs, Minneapolis, MN: Coffee House Press, 1992
  • Super America, University of Georgia Press, 2007 (Buy this book) Review

Daniel J. Paracka (Sierra Leone 1985–87)

  • The Athens of West Africa: A History of International Education at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Routledge Press, 2003 (Buy this book)

Lora Parisien (Tunisia 1989–91)

  • To Touch the World: The Peace Corps Experience, contributor, Peace Corps/USGPO, DC, 1994, 1995

Diana Parrotta (Yemen Arab Republic 1982–84)

Charles W. Parton, M.D. (Staff/Malaysia 1963–65)

  • The Fork Once Taken, From The British Crown Colony of North Borneo to the Federated State of Sabah, East Malaysia: 1963-1965: A Creative Memoir!, PublishAmerica, 2008 (Buy this book)

Robert A. Pastor (Malaysia 1970–72)

  • Congress and the Politics of US Foreign Economic Policy, 1929-1976 (Buy this book) Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1980
  • Migration and Development in the Caribbean: The Unexplored Connection (Buy this book) editor, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1985
  • Latin America's Debt Crisis: Adjusting to the Past or Planning for the Future (Buy this book) editor, Boulder, CO: L. Rienner, 1987
  • Condemned to Repetition: The United States and Nicaragua (Buy this book) Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1988
  • Limits to Friendship: The United States and Mexico (Buy this book), and Jorge G. Castaneda, NY: Vintage Books, 1989
  • Democracy in the Americas: Stopping the Pendulum (Buy this book) editor, NY: Holmes and Meier, 1989
  • Whirlpool: US Foreign Policy Toward Latin America and the Caribbean (Buy this book) Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992
  • Integration with Mexico: Options for U.S. Policy (Buy this book), NY: Twentieth Century Fund Press, 1993
  • Democracy in the Caribbean: Political, Economic, and Social Perspectives (Buy this book), edited by Jorge I. Dominguez, Robert A. Pastor, and R. DeLisle Worrell, Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993
  • Collective Responses to Regional Problems: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean, edited by Carl Kaysen, Robert A. Pastor, and Laura W. Reed, Cambridge, MA: Committee on Security Studies, American Academy of Arts and Science, 1994 (Buy this book)

Judythe Pearson Patberg (Philippines 1970–72)

  • We Just Shoveled Two Feet of Partly Cloudy/ A (Mostly) Minnesota Memoir (editor with Margaret Clasen Pearson), Soliel Press, 2005
  • From Peace Corps with Love, Llumina Press, 2007 (Buy this book)

Donald M. Pattillo (Macedonia 1999–2001)

  • A History in the Making: 80 Turbulent Years in the American General Aviation History, McGraw-Hill,
    1998 (Buy this book)
  • Pushing the Envelope: The American Aircraft Industry, University of Michigan Press, 1998 (Buy this book)
  • Dictionary of American History (contributor) Third Edition, Scribners (Thomson Gale), 2003:

Michael Quinn Patton (Burkina Faso 1967–69)

  • Utilization-Focused Evaluation (Buy this book), Sage Publications, 1997
  • Grand Canyon Celebration: A Father-Son Journey of Discovery, Amherst,NY: Prometheus Books, 1999 (Buy this book) REVIEW

Peace Corps

  • The Peace Corps Reader, various authors, with interview with James Michener, Quadrangle, 1967

William H. Peck (Ghana 1984–86)

  • Dear Mr. and Mrs. Bill, Bagdad, AZ: Hermit's Cave Press, 1998

Philip M. Peek (Nigeria 1964–66)

  • African Divination Systems: Ways of Knowing (African Systems of Thought Series), editor, Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1991.
  • Ways of the Rivers: Arts and Environment of the Niger Delta, with Martha Anderson, UCLA/Fowler, 2002 (Buy this book)
  • African Folklore, Routledge, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • Encyclopedia African Folklore, editor, Garland Science, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • Divination and Healing: Potent Vision, with Michael Winkelman, U of Az Press, 2004 (Buy this book)

Leslie P. Peirce (Turkey 1964–66)

  • The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire, New York: Oxford University Press, 1993; Harem-i Humayun: Osmanli Imparatorlugunda Hukumranlik ve Kadinlar, Turkish edition, Tarih Vakfi, 1996.
  • Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab, University of California Press, 2003 (Buy this book)

Tom Peirce (Togo 1988–90)

  • To Touch the World: The Peace Corps Experience, contributor, Peace Corps/USGPO, DC, 1994, 1995

George Peknik (Iran 1969-1971)

  • The Meaning of the Boulder-Dushanbe Teahouse: The inspiring story of an architectual gem, a gift from Dushanbe, Tajikstan, to its American sister city, Boulder, Colorado, Hoopoe Publications 2004 (Buy this book)

Abe Pena (Staff Honduras 1972-74, Costa Rica 1974–76)

  • Memories of Cibola: Stories from New Mexico Villages (Buy this book), NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1997

Rachel Peña (Paraguay 1994–96)

  • Peace Corps: The Great Adventure, contributor, Peace Corps/USGPO, 1997, 1999

Susan (Myers) Penner (Honduras 1975–77)

  • Introduction to Health Care Economics & Financial Management: Fundamental Concepts with Practical Applications. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003 (Buy this book)

Gina Perfetto (Ethiopia 1997–99)

  • Volunteer Tales: Experiences of Working Abroad, contributor, edited by Savita Bailur & Helen Rana, Cambridge, England: Lutterworth Press, 2003 (Buy this book at Amazon.co.uk)

Robert M. Perito (Nigeria 1965–67)

  • The American Experience with Police in Peace Operations, Canadian Peacekeeping Press, 2002 (Buy this book)
  • Where Is the Lone Ranger When We Need Him?: America's Search for a Postconflict Stability Force, United States Institute of Peace, 2004 (Buy this book)

John Perkins (Ecuador 1968–71)

Dennis Perry (Benin 1972–74)

Katy Perry (Belize 1985–87)

  • Drinking from a Tin Cup, Augusta, ME: Steele Publishing, 1989
  • Only One Icebox to Fill, Augusta, ME: Steele Publishing, 1990
  • Mad Tuesdays (Buy this book), Augusta, ME: Steele Publishing, 1992
  • My Grandmother Wears Crazy Hats (Buy this book), Hallowell, ME: Perry Publishing, 1992
  • Pieces of Earth (Buy this book), Hallowell, ME: Perry Publishing, 1994
  • The Laughing Lighthouse (Buy this book), Hallowell, ME: Perry Publishing, 1995
  • Gardens are for Looking (Buy this book), illustrated by Sandy Leinonen, Hallowell, ME: Perry Publishing, 1996

Charlie Peters (Peace Corps/Washington, Director of Evaluation 1961–66)

  • Tilting at Windmills: An Autobiography, Addison-Wesley, 1988
  • Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing “We Want Willkie!” Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Save the Western World, PublicAffairs, 2005 (Buy this book)

Susan Peters (Niger 1984–86)

  • Voices From the Field: Reading and Writing About the World, Ourselves and Others, contributor, Washington: Peace Corps, 2002 (to download a PDF copy)

Gary Dean Peterson (Colombia 1964–66)

  • Warrior Kings of Sweden: The Rise of an Empire in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, McFarland & Company, Inc., 2007

Gary W. Peterson Nigeria 1963-65)

  • Handbook of Marriage and the Family, editor with Marvin B. Sussman and Suzanne K. Steinmetz, Plenum Pub Corp; 2nd ed, 1999 (Buy this book)
  • Career Development and Services: A Cognitive Approach, with James P. Sampson and Robert C. Reardon; Wadsworth Publishing;1999 (Buy this book)
  • Career Development and Planning: A Comprehensive Approach, with James P. Sampson, Janet G. Lenz and Robert C. Reardon; Wadsworth Publishing;1999 (Buy this book)
  • Adolescents in Families, with Geoffrey K. Leigh, South-Western College/West, 1999 (Buy this book)
  • Concepts and Definitions of Family for the 21st Century, editor with Barbara H. Settles, Suzanne K. Steinmetz and Marvin B. Sussman, Haworth Press, 1999 (Buy this book)
  • Fatherhood: Research, Interventions and Policies, editor with Elizabeth H. Peters, Suzanne K Steinmetz and Randal Day, Haworth Press, 2000 (Buy this book)
  • Pioneering Paths in the Study of Families: The Lives and Careers of Family Scholars (Monograph Published Simultaneously As Marriage & Family Review, 3&4,1/2&3/4,1/2); editor with Suzanne K. Steinmetz, Haworth Press, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • Career Counseling and Services: A Cognitive Information Processing Approach, with James P.Sampson, Jr ,, Robert C Reardon and Jan Lenz, Wadsworth Publishing, 2003 (Buy this book)

Thomas T. Peyton (Cote d’Ivoire 1962–64)

  • Letters from the Peace Corps (contributor), Washington: Robert B. Luce, Inc., 1964

Malcolm Pfunder (Turkey 1965–67)

  • Village in the Meadows, Çitlembik/Nettleberry Publications, 2007 (Buy this book)

Philadelphia Area Peace Corps Association

  • My Name is . . .: A Cross Cultural Resource Book, Grades 1-2-3 & Up, illustrated by Pam Dixon (Colombia 1976-79): 1998

Alice Preston Phinney (Iran)

  • Yekke Bude, Yekke Na Bude NY: Carlton Press. 1975 Anecdotes of her PC service in Kerman, Iran.

Meredith Pike-Baky (Togo 1971–73)

  • Mosaic I: A Content-Based Writing Book (Intermediate), NY: McGraw Hill, 1985, 1990, 1996, 2001
  • Mosaic II: A Content-Based Writing Book (Advanced), NY: McGraw Hill, 1985, 1990, 1996, 2001
  • Task Reading: An Intermediate Reading Text, NY: Cambridge Press, 1990
  • Worldbeat: Current Readings for ESL Students, NY: McGraw Hill, 1991
  • Reflection and Beyond: Expanding Written Communication, Boston: Heinle and Heinle, 1993
  • Word Strand 1: Beginning Vocabulary in Context, Boston: Heinle and Heinle, 1996
  • Word Strand 2: Intermediate Vocabulary in Context, Boston: Heinle and Heinle, 1996
  • Tapestry 1 Writing, Boston: Heinle and Heinle, 2000
  • Tapestry 2 Writing, Boston: Heinle and Heinle, 2000
  • Everyone Has A Good Story: Football (contributor), Barcelona: Café Diverso, 2006 (Order from publisher)

Frederick Edward Pitts (Congo/Mali 1992–93)

  • Things Are Different in Africa: A Memoir of Dangers and Adventures in the Congo, iUniverse Press, 2004 (Buy this book) REVIEW

Zygmunt J. B. Plater (Ethiopia 1968–70)

  • Environmental Law and Policy: A Coursebook on Nature Law and Society, with Robert H. Abrams, Wiliam Goldfarb, Robert L. Graham, St. Paul: West Publishing, 1992; West Group, 2nd ed. 1998 (Buy this book)

Jerome Pohlen (Benin 1986–88)

  • Oddball Illinois:A Guide to Some Really Strange Places, Chicago Review Press, 2000 (Buy this book)
  • Oddball Wisconsin:A Guide to Some Really Strange Places, Chicago Review Press, 2001 (Buy this book)
  • Oddball Indiana:A Guide to Some Really Strange Places, Chicago Review Press, 2002 (Buy this book)

Wendy Polich (Paraguay 1986–89)

  • But Do They Have Field Experience!, compiled & edited by Elayne Clift, Potomac, MD: OGN Publications, 1993 (Contributor)

Diane Skelly Ponasik(Morocco 1965–67)

Carl D. Pope (India 1968–69)

  • Sahib: An American Misadventure in India, NY: Liveright Press, 1972
  • Hazardous Waste in America, [and Samuel S. Epstein, Lester O. Brown], Sierra Club Books 1982
  • Strategic Ignorance: Why the Bush Administration Is Recklessly Destroying a Century of Environmental Progress, [and Paul Rauber], Sierra Club Books 2006 (Buy this book)

Rebecca Popenoe (Niger 1985–87)

  • Feeding Desire: Fatness, Beauty, and Sexuality among A Saharan People, Routledge, 2003 (Buy this book)

John Hill Porter (Staff/DC 1970–72)

Bob Powers (Malawi 1964–66)

  • A Manager's Guide to Sexual Orientation in the Workplace, and Alan Ellis, Routledge Books, 1995
  • A Family and Friend's Guide to Sexual Orientation: Brigding the Divide between Gay and Straight (Buy this book), and Alan Ellis, Routledge Books, 1996

Alvin Powell (Kenya 1983–85)

  • The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird: The Discovery and Death of the Po'ouli, Stackpole Books, 2008 (Buy this book)

Bill Preston (Thailand 1977–80)

  • A Sense of Wonder: Reading and Writing through Literature, Longman/Pearson ESL, 2002 (Buy this book)

Richard K. Priebe (Nigeria 1964–66)

  • Myth, Realism, and the West African Writer, with George Lang (Ed), Stephen H. Arnold (Ed); Africa World Press; 1988 (Buy this book)
  • Ghanaian Literatures, (Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies), editor, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1988) (Buy this book)
  • The Teaching of African Literature (Annual Selected Papers of the Ala, 2/1976), editor with Thomas Hale, Cornell University Africana Studies, 1990

Carolyn Proctor (Suriname 1999–2001)

  • Elisabeth Samson: Forbidden Bride, Joshua Tree Publishing, 2004 (Buy this book)

Samuel Dewitt Proctor (Nigeria Country Director 1961– )

Margaret Przywara (Nigeria, Sierra Leone 1968–70)

  • To Touch the World: The Peace Corps Experience, contributor, Peace Corps/USGPO, DC, 1994, 1995

John Pukite (Central African Republic 1988–90)
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  • A Field Guide to Cows: How to Identify & Appreciate America's 52 Breeds, Falcon Press, 1996; Penguin USA, 1997 (Buy this book)
  • Hiking Minnesota (Buy this book), Helena, MT: Falcon Press, 1998
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