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May 2007

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The Best Travel Writing 2007
True Stories from Around the World

edited by James O’Reilly, Larry Habegger and Sean O’Reilly
contrubutor: Usha Alexander (Vanuatu 1996–97) 
Travelers’ Tales
February 2007
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Intimate Colonialism
Head, Heart, and Body in West African Development Work

(Peace Corps experience)
by Laurie L. Charlés (Togo 1999–01)
Left Coast Press
April 2007
256 pages
$52.00; tradepaper $23.96
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Chef’s Story
27 Chefs Talk About What Got Them into the Kitchen

by Dorothy Hamilton (Thailand 1972–74)
Echo Press
April 2007
304 pages
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Night Falls on Damascus
by Frederick Highland (Micronesia 1967–69)
St. Martin's Minotaur
December 2006
272 pages
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An African Mask
by Nicholas Ivancic (Liberia 1964–66)
January 2007
550 pages
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Interview with Sandra Meek

Deep Travel
Contemporary American Poets Abroad
Editor and contributor: Sandra Meek (Botswana 1989–91);
Contributors: Derick Burleson (Rwanda 1991–93),
John Isles (Estonia 1992–94),
Susan Rich (Niger 1984–86) and
Margaret Szumowski (Zaire 1973–74, Ethiopia 1974–75)
Ninebark Press
March 2007
264 pages
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A Tropical Place Like That
Stories of Mexico
by Baker H. Morrow (Somalia 1968–69)
University of New Mexico Press
November 2006
164 pages
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What Kills What Kills Us
Winner of the 2005 Gerald Cable Book Award
by Kurt S. Olsson (Kyrgyzstan, 1996–98)
Silverfish Review Press
February 2007
67 pages
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Village in the Meadows
(Peace Corps experience)
by Malcolm Pfunder (Turkey 1965–67)
Çitlembik/Nettleberry Publications
February 2007
255 pages
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According to Abraham and the Prophets

by Robert Roberg (Peru 1966-68)
Peacemakers’ Press
April 2007
244 pages
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Don’ Touch My Hat!
(ages 4–8)
by James Rumford (Chad 1971–74; Afghanistan 1974–75)
Knopf Books for Young Readers
February 2007
40 pages
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Antonia Saw the Oryx First
(20th Anniversary Edition)
by Maria Thomas [Roberta Worrick (Ethiopia 1971–73)]
with an introduction by George Packer (Togo 1982–83)
Soho Press
January 2007
296 pages
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Walking Theory
by Stephen Vincent (Nigeria 1965–67)
Junction Press
84 pages
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