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How the Plumber Saved Civilization
by W. Hodding Carter (Kenya 1984–86)
May 2006
256 pages
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Changing the Face of Hunger
The Story of How Liberals, Conservatives, Republicans, Democrats, and People of Faith are Joining Forces in a New Movement to Help the Hungry, the Poor, and the Oppressed
by Tony Hall (Thailand 1966–68)
with Tom Price
W Publishing Group,
April 2006
192 pages
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Monique and the Mango Rains
Two Years with a Midwife in Mali
by Kris Holloway (Mali 1989–91)
Waveland Press
July 2006
240 pages
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Kids Like Me
Voices of the Immigrant Experience
by Judith M. Blohm (Liberia 1968–72) and Terri Lapinsky (Gabon 1975–77; staff: CD, Mozambique 1998–2000 )
Intercultural Press
March 2006
296 pages
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Westbound Freight
by John Michael Flynn (Moldova 1993–95)
Pudding House Publications
April 2006
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Living the Dream
Sailing the South Pacific and Southeast Asia

by Vern and Connie Madison (staff/Malaysia)
368 pages
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Proof Positive
by Phillip Margolin (Liberia 1965–67)
June 2006
320 pages
$ 25.95
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The After-Death Room
Journey Into Spiritual Activism
by Michael McColly (Senegal 1981–83)
Soft Skull Press
June 2006
288 pages
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Taking Sides
Clashing Views on African Issues
(2nd edition)
edited by William G. Moseley (Mali 1987–89)
Dubuque, Iowa: McGraw-Hill
May 2006
404 pages
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A Land Without Time
A Peace Corps Volunteer in Afghanistan
by John Sumser (Afghanistan 1977–78)
Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers
June 2006
205 pages
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River of No Reprieve
Descending Siberia’s Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny
by Jeffrey Tayler (Morocco 1988–90; PC/Staff Poland 1992, Uzbekistan 1992–93)
Houghton Mifflin
June 2006
230 pages
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Ginseng, the Divine Root
The Curious History of the Plant That Captivated the World
by David A. Taylor (Mauritania 1983–85)
Algonquin Press,
June 2006
308 pages
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