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March 2003

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Soon Come Soon Come
by D.J. [Don and Joyce] Arneson (Jamaica 1989)
(novel)
Xlibris
2002
424 pages
$24.99
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Heart of Forgiveness Heart of Forgiveness
A Practical Path to Healing
by Madeline Ko-I Bastis (Ethiopia 1962–64)
Red Wheel/Weiser
February, 2003
107 pages
$12.95
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Peace Corps Pioneer
Or “The Perils of Pauline”
by Pauline Birky-Kreutzer (Pakistan Staff 1961–63)
Prairie Publications
     685B S La Posada Cir, Unit 2201
     Green Valley, AZ 85614
376 pages
2003
Necessary Numbers Uncle John's Necessary Numbers
An Everyday Guide to Sizes, Measures, and More
(Bathroom Reader Series)
by Mary Blocksma (Nigeria 1965–67)
Portable Press, $12.00
2002
258 pages
(Buy this book)
Desert Dawn
by Waris Dirie and Jeanne D'Haem (Somalia 1968–70)
England: Virago Press
February, 2003
226 pages
$9.95
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Chicken Soup for Chicken Soup for the Mother & Daughter Soul
Stories to Warm the Heart and Honor the Relationship
edited by Jack Canfield
contributor: Paul Karrer (Western Samoa 1978–80)
Health Communication
March, 2003
384 pages
$12.95
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Jubilee Jubilee
The Emergence of African American Culture
by Howard Dodson (Ecuador 1964–66)
Washington: National Geographic Books
February, 2003
224 pages
$35.00
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The House of the Scorpion
(young adult novel)
(National Book Award winner, Newbery Honor Book)
by Nancy Farmer (India 1963–65)
Atheneum
September 2002
400 pages
$17.95
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Waking Up in Nashville Waking Up in Nashville
by Stephen Foehr (Ethiopia 1965–66)
Sanctuary Publisher, Ltd
March, 2003
272 pages
$18.95
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Letters from Afghanistan
(Peace Corps experience)
by Eloise Hanner (Afghanistan 1971–73, Paraguay 1999–2000)
Branden Publisheing Co.
February, 2003
176 pages
$14.95 (Buy this book)

The ordeal of the African Writer The Ordeal of the African Writer
by Charles R. Larson (Nigeria 1962–64)
Zed Books
2001
192 pages
$19.95 (Buy this book)
   Dolley Madison
Her Life, Letters, and Legacy
co-authored by David B. Mattern (Mali 1976–78) and Holly Shulman
New York: Powerkids Press
September, 2002
112 pages
$31.95 (Buy this book)
Sarawak Sarawak
(novel)
by Jerry D. Mohrlang (Malaysia 1965–67)
PublishAmerica
July, 2002
352 pages
$24.95
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Halcyon Daze Halcyon Daze
(novel)
by Palmer Owyoung (Namibia 1993–95)
Village Market Press
February, 2003
236 pages
$11.95
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Yakabou Must Choose Yakabou Must Choose
by Dennis Perry (Benin 1972–74)
Chicago Spectrum Press
2001
142 pages
$8.99 (Buy this book)
Bruce Grit
The Black Nationalist Writings of John Edward Bruce
by William Seraile (Ethiopia 1963–65)
The University of Tennessee Press
January, 2003
280 pages (Buy this book)
Tongue Tied Tongue Tied
A Donald Strachey Mystery
by Richard Stevenson
aka Richard Lipez (Ethiopia 1962–64)
New York: St. Martins Press
March 2003
208 pages
$22.95
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She's Not There She's Not There
by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith (Cameroon 1965–67)
www.tironesmith.com
Henry Holt & Co.
February, 2003
317 pages
$25.00 (Buy this book)
REVIEW
Leaving the House of Ghosts Leaving the House of Ghosts:
Cambodian Refugees in the Midwest
by Sarah Streed (Morocco 1984–86)
McFarland & Company
August, 2002
223 pages
$28.50
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Dark Star Safari Dark Star Safari
Overland from Cairo to Cape Town
by Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963–65)
Houghton Mifflin
March, 2003

496 pages
$28.00 (Buy this book)
REVIEW
Bayou Farewell Bayou Farewell
The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana’s Cajun Coast

by Mike Tidwell (Zaire 1985–87)
Pantheon Books
March 2003
336 pages
$23.00 (Buy this book)
REVIEW
The Japanese Americans The Japanese Americans
(Immigrants in America)

(children's nonfiction)
by Tony Zurlo (Nigeria 1964–66)
Lucent Books
January 2003
112 pages
$27.45 (Buy this book)
 
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