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Book Review

Dodging Machetes: How I Survived Forbidden Love, Bad Behavior, and the Peace Corps in Fiji by Will Lutwick.  A Peace Corps Writers Book, 2012. Will’s memoir is insightful, funny and romantic.  It is a well written memoir of his Peace … Continue reading

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Book Review

From Peace Corps with Love:  Letters from a Peace Corps Volunteer: 1970-1972.  Judythe Pearson Patberg.  Llumina Press 2007 As the title shows, Judythe uses her letters home and letters that she received to present a memoir of her Peace Corps … Continue reading

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Book Review

Book Review Serendib by Jim Toner (Sri Lanka 1989-91).  University of Georgia Press, 2001. Amazon pricing: $26.95. I borrowed this book on interlibrary loan through my local library.  I found it listed in an appendices’ of one of my memoir … Continue reading

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Book Review

Peace Corps Experience: Write and Publish Your Memoir by Lawrence F. Lihosit.  iUniverse, 2012.  Amazon pricing: $23.95 hardcover, $13.95 paperback, $3.99 Kindle edition. This is a small book of only 127 pages including the index.  I read the entire book … Continue reading

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From Donna’s Shelf

I’m a collector of books.  When I left the Peace Corps I wanted to become a Librarian.  I love books, cookbooks, self-help books, Peace Corps books, just to name a few.  Even digital books are ‘OK’ but the experience is … Continue reading

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My Peace Corps Memoir

My memoir is still in the first draft stage.  Actually, I am just finishing the transcription of my letters home.  I am using my letters as a time-line guide and as writing prompts.  With the letters I find that it … Continue reading

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