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Robert A. Randall (Nigeria, 1964–66)

  • Year Round Vegetables, Fruits, and Flowers from Metro Houston: A Natural Organic Approach Using Ecology, Year Round Gardening Press; revised each year,11th ed, 1999 (Buy this book)

Barbara L. Rang (Philippines 1967–69)

  • The Road Taken: Two Years in the Tropics as a Peace Corps Volunteer, Self-published, 2005 (To purchase, contact the author)

Steve A. Rapp (Benin 1986–88)

  • Aleph-Bet Yoga: Embodying the Hebrew Letters for Physical and Spiritual Well-Being, Jewish Lights Publishing, 2002 (Buy this book)

Coates Redmon (Staff: Peace Corps/Washington 1962- )

  • Come as You Are: The Peace Corps Story, Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, 1986

Craig Redmon (Kyrgyzstan 1995–96)

  • At Home in the World: The Peace Corps Story, contributor, Peace Corps/USGPO, 1996

Jessica (Rosen) Redmond (Slovakia 2000 – 2002)

  • A Year of Absence: Six Women’s Stories of Courage, Hope and Love, Elva Resa Publishing, 2005 (Buy this book)  

Elaine Reidy (Dominican Republic 1963–65)

Robert Repino (Grenada 2000–02)

  • Brevity and Echo: An Anthology of Short Short Stories (contributor), Boston: Rose Metal Press, 2006

Kerrie A. Resendes (Guatemala 2002–04)

  • A Life Inspired: Tales of Peace Corps Service, contributor, DC: Peace Corps/USGPO, 2006

Barbara Restle (Fiji 1979–80)

Kim Retka (Thailand 1965-67)

  • Imprints Thailand, Self-published, 1990

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Colorado

  • Peace Course: Recipes from around the World, Denver, CO: 1985

Karen E. Reynolds (Nigeria 1964–66)

  • Unlocking Science Skills Life Science Biology, no publisher, 1986.
  • Middle Level Curriculum in Action, with Rosemary G. Messick, New York: Longman, 1992.
  • Technology for the Teaching and Learning of Science, with Robertta H. Barba, Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 1996.

Rick Rhodes (Ecuador 1999–2000)

  • Discovering the Tidal Potomac: A Cruising Guide and Boating Reference, Second Edition, Washington: Heron Island Media, 1998; Heron Island Guides, 2nd edition, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • Honduras and It's Bay Islands: A Mariner's Guide, Washington: Heron Island Media, 1998 (Buy this book)
  • Cruising Guide from Lake Michigan to Kentucky Lake: The Heartland Rivers Route, Pelican Publishing Company, 2002 (Buy this book)
  • Cruising Guide to Florida's Big Bend, Gretna, La: Pelican Publishing Company, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • The Ohio River: In American History and Voyaging on Today's River; along with the Allegheny, Monongahela, Kanawha, Muskingum, Kentucky, Green and Wabash Rivers, St. Petersburg, Fl: Heron Island Guides, 2008 (Buy this book)

Susan Rich (Niger 1984–86)
www.susanrich.net Interview

  • To Touch the World: The Peace Corps Experience, contributor, Peace Corps/USGPO, DC, 1994, 1995
  • The Cartographer’s Tongue: Poems of the World, Buffalo, NY: White Pine Press, 2000. (Buy this book) REVIEW
    * Winner of the 2001 Best Poetry Book Award from Peace Corps Writers.
  • Best Essays of the Northwest, (contributor) University of Oregon Press, 2002
  • Sea of Voices, Isle of Story, (contributor) Triple Tree Publishing, 2003
  • In a Field of Words, (contributor) Prentice Hall, 2003
  • O Taste and See: Food Poems, (contributor) Bottom Dog Press, 2003
  • Writing the Journey, (contributor) Pearson/Longman, 2004
  • Family Matters: Poems of Our Families, (contributor) Bottom Dog Press, 2005
  • Cures Include Travel, White Pine Press, 2006 (Buy this book) REVIEW
  • Deep Travel: Contemporary American Poets Abroad (contributor), Ninebark Press, 2007 (order this book)

David Richards (Micronesia 1971–73)

  • Played Out: The Jean Seberg Story, Random House, 1981

Robert W. Richburg (Nigeria 1963–65)

  • Igniting Student Potential: Teaching With the Brain’s Natural Learning Process with Angus M. Gunn and Rita Smilkstein, Corwin Press 2006 (Buy this book)

Joan Richter (Kenya staff spouse 1965–67)

  • Living on the Edge: Fiction by Peace Corps Writers, contributor, Curbstone Press, 1999 (Buy this book)

Thomas E. Ricks (Iran 1964–66)

  • Critical Perspectives on Modern Persian Literature, editor and compiler, Washington, D.C. : Three Continents Press, 1984.
  • Middle East: Past and Present, 2nd ed., withYahya Armajani, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1986.

Reilly A. Ridgell (Micronesia 1971–73)

  • Pacific Nations and Territories, no publisher, 1983; 3rd Edition, Revised, Honolulu, HI: Bess Press, 1995; 4th edition 2006(Buy this book)
  • Pacific Nations and Territories Workbook Teacher’s Answer Key , Honolulu, HI: Bess Press, 1989
  • Bending to the Trade Winds: Stories of the Peace Corps Experience in Micronesia, Mangilao, Guam: University of Guam Press, 1991 (Buy this book)
  • Pacific Nations and Territories Workbook (for the third edition), Honolulu, HI: Bess Press, 1995 (Buy this book)
  • Pacific Neighbors, Betty Dunford co-author, Third Edition, Revised, Honolulu, HI: Bess Press, 1996; 2nd edition, 2006(Buy this book)

Robert B. Marks Ridinger (Lesotho 1976-80)

  • The Peace Corps: An Annotated Bibliography, 1961-86, Boston: G. K. Hall, 1989
  • African Archaeology: A Selected Bibliography, Boston: G. K. Hall, 1993

Lex Rieffel (India 1965–67)

  • Restructuring Sovereign Debt: The Case for Ad Hoc Machinery, Brookings Institution Press, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • Out of Business and On Budget: The Challenge of Military Financing Indonesia, (and Jaleswari Pramodhawardani), United States-Indonesia Society and Brookings Institution Press, 2007 (Buy this book)

Paul Roadarmel (India 1965-68)

  • Kaligarh Fault, Harper & Row, 1979
  • Beach House 7, St. Martin’s Press, 1987

James L. Roark (Nigeria 1964–67)

  • Masters Without Slaves: Southern Planters in the Civil War and Reconstruction, New York: Norton, 1978
  • No Chariot Let Down: Charleston’s Free People of Color on the Eve of the Civil War, edited with Michael P. Johnson, Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1984.
  • Black Masters: A Free Family of Color in the Old South, with Michael P. Johnson, New York: Norton,1986
  • The American Promise : A History of the United States co-author/editor, Boston: Bedford Books, 1997; with Michael P. Johnson, Patricia Cline Cohen ...[et al.], Boston : Bedford/St. Martin’s, 1999.

Robert Roberg (Peru 1966–68)
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Allen F. Roberts (Chad 1968–70)

  • Tabwa: The Rising of a New Moon, A Century of Tabwa Art with Evan M. Maurer. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Museum of Art, 1985.
  • Animals in African Art: From the Familiar to the Marvelous photographs by Jerry L. Thompson, New York: The Museum for African Art; Munich: Prestel-Verlag, 1995
  • The Shape of Belief: African Art from the Dr. Michael R. Heide Collection with Mary Nooter Roberts; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Seattle, WA: Distributed by the University of Washington Press, 1996
  • Luba (Memory: Luba Art and the Making of History) with Mary Nooter Roberts, New York: Rosen Pub. Group, 1997.
  • A Sense of Wonder: African Art from the Faletti Family Collection with Mary Nooter Roberts. Phoenix, AZ: Phoenix Art Museum, 1997.

Michael Edson Robinson (Republic of Korea 1968–71)

  • Cultural Nationalism in Colonial Korea 1920-1925, University of Washington Press, 1988
  • Colonial Modernity in Korea, editor et al., Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999; paperback 2001 (Buy this book); 2002

Lucia St. Clair Robson (Venezuela 1964–66)

Jack Roderick (Regional Director, India 1968)

  • Crude Dreams: A Personal History of Oil & Politics in Alaska, Epicenter Press, 1997 (Buy this book)

Terez Rose (Gabon 1985–87)

  • Women Who Eat: A New Generation on the Glory of Food; contributor; edited by Leslie Miller, Seal Press, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • A Woman’s Europe, contributor, Travelers’ Tales Guides, 2004 (Buy this book)
  • Migrants & Stowaways: An Anthology of Journeys, contributor, Knoxville Writers’ Guild, 2004 (Buy this book)
  • Italy, a Love Story: Women Write about the Italian Experience, Seal Press, 2005 (Buy this book)

Elizabeth Roseberry

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

Barry Rosen (1967–69)

  • The Destined Hour: The Hostage Crisis and One Family’s Ordeal. with Barbara Rosen and George Feifer, Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1982.
  • Iran Since the Revolution: Internal Dynamics, Regional Conflict, and the Superpowers, editor, Boulder: Social Science Monographs; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1985.

David J. Rosen (Nigeria 1966–67; Liberia 1967–69)

  • Driver Education for the Information Superhighway: Literacy Leader Fellowship Program Reports, DIANE Publishing Co; Reprint edition, 2000 (Buy this book)

George H. Rosen (Kenya 1968–70)

  • Black Money: A Novel of Modern Africa, Chelsea, MI: Scarborough House, 1990

Robert Rosenberg (Krgyzstan 1994–96)

Jack Rosenblum (Costa Rica 1962–64)

  • Managing from the Heart, (Co-author) with Hyler Bracey, Aubrey Sanford and Roy Trueblood, Dell, 1993
  • The 5 Secrets of Marriage from the Heart, (Co-author) with Corrine Dugas, Tate Publishing, 2006 (Buy this book)

Susan Rosenfeld (Senegal 1977–81)

  • At Home in the World: The Peace Corps Story, contributor, Peace Corps/USGPO, 1996
  • 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)

Mark C. Ross (Kenya 1977–  )

  • Dangerous Beauty — Life and Death in Africa: True Stories from a Safari Guide, Hyperion, 2001; Miramax Books, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • Predator: Life and Death in the African Bush, with David Reesor, Harry N. Abrams, 2007 (Buy this book)

Bruce Ross-Larson (Kenya 1967–68)

  • Edit Yourself: A Manual for Everyone Who Works with Words, W.W. Norton & Company, 1996 (Buy this book)

John Rothchild (Ecuador 1968–70)

  • The Home Energy Guide: How to Cut Your Utility Bills, Ballantine, no date
  • Latin America: Yesterday and Today, Praeger Publishers, 1974
  • The Children of the Counter-Culture, Doubleday, 1976
  • Stop Burning Your Money: The Intelligent Homeowner’s Guide to Household Energy Savings, Random House, 1981
  • Stop Burning Your Money, Viking, 1982
  • Up for Grabs: A Trip Through Time and Space in the Sunshine State, Viking, 1985
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Voice of the River, Pineapple Press, 1988: 1998 (Buy this book)
  • A Fool and His Money: The Odyssey of an Average Investor, Viking (hardcover), 1988; Penguin (paperback), 1989; John Wiley & Son, 1998 (Buy this book)
  • Up for Grabs: A Trip Through Time and Space in the Sunshine State, Penguin, 1990
  • One Up On Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market, Penguin, 1990; Simon & Schuster, 2000 (Buy this book)
  • Going for Broke: How Robert Campeau Bankrupted America’s Retail Giants, Jolted the Junk Bond Market, and Brought the Booming Eighties to a Crashing Halt, Simon & Schuster (hardcover), 1991
  • Going for Broke: How Robert Campeau Bankrupted America’s Retail Giants, Penguin, 1992
  • Beating the Street, contributor, by Peter Lynch and Rothchild, Fireside, 1994 (Buy this book)
  • Learn to Earn: A Beginner’s Guide to the Basics of Investing and Business , by Peter Lunch and Rothchild, John Wiley & Sons, 1997 (Buy this book)

Nick Royal (Philippines 1962-64)

  • Field Study and Life-Long Learning: A Research Project, Santa Cruz, CA: Merrill College, UC Santa Cruz, 1997

Doris Rubenstein (Ecuador 1971-73)

  • The Good Corporate Citizen: A Practical Guide, John Wiley & Sons, 2004

Gwyn Hyman Rubio (Costa Rica 1971-73)

John Rude (Ethiopia 1962–64)

  • At Home in the World: The Peace Corps Story, contributor, Peace Corps/USGPO, 1996
  • The Woodsman’s Daughter, Viking Publishing, 2005 (Buy this book)

James Rumford (Chad 1971–74; Afghanistan 1974-75)

  • Wang, Tsung-mu, 1523-1591: An essay on Paper: Observations Made by Wan Zongmu at the imperial Paper Mill at Jade Mountain, English & Chinese, Manoa : Manoa Press, 1993.
  • The Cloudmakers, Houghton Mifflin, 1996 (Buy this book)
  • ; 2006 - paperback (Buy this book)
  • Wu Wei-yun, cloudmaker : a translation of a page from the T’ang ch’i shuo, strange stories from the T’ang dynasty, Lin Chien-min [i.e. James Rumford] Honolulu: Manoa Press, 1996.
  • When Silver Needles Swam, the Story of Tutu’s Quilt, ke kui ihe o tutu , Honolulu: Manoa Press, 1998 (Buy this book)
  • The Island-Below-The -Star, Hougton Mifflin, 1998 (Buy this book)
  • Seeker of Knowledge: The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Houghton Mifflin, 2000 (Buy this book)
  • Ka-hala-o-puna, ka u’i o Manoa: The Beauty of Manoa , Honolulu: Manoa Press, 2001 (Buy this book)
  • Traveling Man: The Journey of Ibn Battuta, 1325–1354, Houghton Mifflin, 2001 (Buy this book)
  • There’s A Monster in the Alphabet, Houghton Mifflin, 2002 (Buy this book)
  • Calabash Cat, Houghton Mifflin, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • Nine Animals and the Well, Houghton Mifflin, 2003 (Buy this book)
  • Dog-of the-Sea-Waves, Houghton Mifflin, 2004 (Buy this book)
  • Sequoyah: The Chreokee Man Who Gave His People Writing, Houghton Mifflin, 2004 (Buy this book)
  • Don’t Touch My Hat!, Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2007 (Buy this book)
  • Beowulf, Houghton Mifflin, 2007 (Buy this book)

Loret Miller Ruppe (PC Director 1981–89)

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

Norman Rush (Botswana, Director 1978–83)

  • Whites, Knopf, 1986; Vintage, 1992 (Buy this book)
  • Mating, Knopf, 1991; Vintage, 1992 (National Book Award) (Buy this book)
    *RPCV Writers & Readers’ Maria Thomas Fiction Award, 1992)
  • Living on the Edge: Fiction by Peace Corps Writers, contributor, Curbstone Press, 1999 (Buy this book)
  • Mortals, Knopf, 2003 (Buy this book) REVIEW

Donovan W. Russell (CD Lesotho 1991-94 & Nepal 1994-97)

  • Right Before His Very Eyes: An Encounter with the Mysteries of Africa, iUniverse.com, 2001 (Buy this book)

Robert Russell (Eritrea 1964–66)
writing under the name Rob Solarion

Jerry Rust (India 1965-67)

  • Breaking Out of Foo Chow, with C. Bean, no publisher, no date

Leo V. Ryan (Deputy Director, Nigeria 1966-68)

  • Human Action in Business: Praxiological and Ethical Dimensions, Edited by Wojciech W. Gasparsie and Ryan, Transaction Press, 1996 (Buy this book)
  • Etyica Bizneu (Business Ethics: Classical American Text from the Field), and Jacek Sojka, 1997
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