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Turkish Delight: Memoirs of a Peace Corps Volunteer By Patricia Morgan
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What does it take to be a Peace Corps Volunteer? Idealism? Adaptability? Perseverance? I thought I had what it took when I joined the Peace Corps in 1964 until I came face to face with the reality of... More > living and teaching in Anatolia, Turkey. From my first experience with Turkish cuisine to my attempts to emulate America recipes, from my first meetings with Turks to my final good-byes, these forty-five short stories highlight the ups and downs of a fresh-out-of-college, know-it-all female Volunteer attempting to find her place in the conservative town of Konya, Turkey. Patricia has lived and worked in Turkey, Italy, and South Korea. She now resides in Iowa, where she shares a house with an assortment of adults, cats, and the occasional eight-year-old. Seeds of Change was Patricia Morgan’s first novel and Turkish Delight is her first collection of memoir stories.< Less
Peace Corps Afghanistan By Henry Intili
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The year is 1968. Henry and his wife JoAnn have volunteered to serve in Afghanistan as Peace Corps volunteers. The experience is not what they expected.
Peace Corps in Colombia During the Sixties By Paul Hogan
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Peace Corps in Colombia During the Sixties, is a memoir about Paul Hogan's time of service in the Peace Corps. He shares numerous personal stories about his time as a regional director, supervising... More > and managing over 80 volunteers.< Less
Rogue Elephants: A Novel of the Peace Corps By Dan Grossman
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Rogue Elephants, [ALSO AVAILABLE AS PAPERBACK ON THIS PAGE] set in Niger, West Africa, follows the experiences of three Peace Corps volunteers. Contradictory impulses in Adam Goldstein drive plot... More > forward. His desire to help his village is often outmatched by his desire for gratification. For Ed Espada, the success of his service depends on keeping his gay identity under wraps. Ed doesn't have difficulty in this—at least not until his oil executive father pays him a visit with an attractive Nigerian male attendant. Sheryl Johnson was raped one night in the Peace Corps training camp. After medevac to the states, she's discouraged from going back to Niger. Eventually she is allowed to pursue Peace Corps service. Once she returns to Niger she has a difficult time reconciling her past trauma with her desire for intimacy. Novel opens with a journalist investigating the apparent death of volunteer Adam Goldstein. Villagers tell him volunteer’s death was caused by jinn(bush spirits). Sheltering Sky meets Seinfeld.< Less
Rogue Elephants: A Novel of the Peace Corps By Dan Grossman
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Rogue Elephants, set in Niger, West Africa, follows the experiences of three Peace Corps volunteers. Contradictory impulses in Adam Goldstein drive the plot forward. His desire to help his village is... More > outmatched by his desire for self-gratification. For Ed Espada, the success of his service largely depends on keeping his gay identity under wraps. This isn't something with which Ed has difficulty—at least until his oil executive father pays him a visit with an attractive Nigerian male attendant. Sheryl Johnson was raped one night in the Peace Corps training camp. After medevac to the states, she's discouraged from going back to Niger. Eventually she is allowed to pursue Peace Corps service. Once she returns to Niger she has a difficult time reconciling her past trauma with her desire for intimacy. The novel opens with journalist investigating the apparent death of volunteer Adam Goldstein. Villagers tell him that volunteer’s death was caused by jinn, or bush spirits. Nutshell: The Sheltering Sky meets Seinfeld.< Less
A Year in the Life: Peace Corps, Kazakhstan By Kevin Marousek
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From 2002 to 2003, Kevin Marousek traveled from the United States to Kazakhstan to become a Peace Corps Volunteer. Along the way, he had experiences ranging from unrequited love to a shoot-out... More > against the local mafia. He visited a city carved entirely out of ice, and he ate pizza with a fried egg on top. He taught children and adults, and they taught him. Forget about Borat – this is the real Kazakhstan, from small villages to the big cities.< Less
A Year in the Life: Peace Corps, Kazakhstan By Kevin Marousek
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From 2002 to 2003, Kevin Marousek traveled from the United States to Kazakhstan to become a Peace Corps Volunteer. Along the way, he had experiences ranging from unrequited love to a shoot-out... More > against the local mafia. He visited a city carved entirely out of ice, and he ate pizza with a fried egg on top. He taught children and adults, and they taught him. Forget about Borat – this is the real Kazakhstan, from small villages to the big cities.< Less
Dear Family: Letters from a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia, 1964-66 By Judy Sims Reed
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Letters from a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia
Dear Family: Letters from a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia, 1964-66 By Judy Sims Reed
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Letters from a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia
Ruminations from Romania: A Middle-Aged Peace Corps Volunteer's Letters Home By Lee Knox
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These humorous, often poignant, writings of a Kansas City woman who spent two years living in a Carpathian Mountain village will make you wish you had joined the Peace Corps when you had the chance!

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