Recent books by Peace Corps writers

Murder at Ocean View College
(young adult)
by Karen Batchelor (Korea 1972–74)
Houghton Mifflin
March 2006
91 pages
$11.00

Poe’s Lighthouse
edited by Christopher Conlon (Botswana 1988–90)
Cemetary Dance Publishers
February, 2006
330 pages
$40.00

Thundershowers At Dusk
Gothic Stories
by Christopher Conlon (Botswana 1988–90)
Middleborough, MA: Rock Village Publishing
May 2006
113 pages
$16.00

The Caddie Who Knew Ben Hogan
by John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962–64)
Thomas Dunne Books
May 2006
271 pages
$23.95

Wild Women with Tender Hearts
(Poems)
by Patricia S. Taylor Edmisten (Peru 1962–64)
iUniverse
2006
55 pages
$9.95

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
$17.95

Africa's Legacies of Urbanization
Unfolding Saga of a Continent

by Stefan C. Goodwin (Nigeria 1965–67)
Lexington Books
January 2006
$120.00
528 pages

Oracle Bones
A Journey Between China’s Past and Present

by Peter Hessler (China 1996–98)
HarperCollins Publishers
May 2006
471 pages
$26.95

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)
McGraw-Hill
February 2006
208 pages
$14.95

The Toughest Show on Earth:
My Rise and Reign at the Metropolitan Opera
by Joseph Volpe
Charles Michener (Ethiopia 1962–64), collaborator
Knopf
May 2006
320 pages
$25.00

Osiris, Isis & Planet X
Chasing the Centuries
by Rob Solarion (AKA Robert Russell, Eritrea 1964–66)
Bloomington, IN: Author House
2006
475 Pages
$29.00

Võ Phiê'n and the Sadness of Exile
by John C. Schafer (Ethiopia 1963–65)
Southeast Asia Publications
2006
367 pages
$28.00

Now Is the Hour
by Tom Spanbauer (Kenya 1969–71)
Houghton Miffin
May 2006
480 pages
$26.00

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
$10.00