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From the Center of the Earth: Stories Out of the Peace Corps
     

From the Center of the Earth: Stories Out of the Peace Corps

by Geraldine Kennedy (Editor)
 

After more than 45 years and more than 200,000 volunteers, the Peace Corps, as an expression of America's abiding hope and idealism, is firmly established in the national consciousness.

Peace Corps writers are producing a rich body of literature illuminating the Third World in which they lived. We are proud to bring them together for the first time in this

Overview

After more than 45 years and more than 200,000 volunteers, the Peace Corps, as an expression of America's abiding hope and idealism, is firmly established in the national consciousness.

Peace Corps writers are producing a rich body of literature illuminating the Third World in which they lived. We are proud to bring them together for the first time in this widely acclaimed anthology.

Includes stories set in Kenya, the Caribbean, South Korea, Togo, Nepal, Zaire, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, and Ecuador.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780962863202
Publisher:
Clover Park Press
Publication date:
10/01/1991
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Geraldine Kennedy, Editor: Geraldine Kennedy served with the first group of Peace Corps Volunteers in Liberia during the heady time of independence for many African nations. She returned to the United States to raise a family, serve in local government, earn a masters degree, and found a publishing company. She lives happily in sunny Southern California.

Contributors:

Kathleen Coskran
Eileen Drew
Tom Heidlebaugh
Barbara Kerley
William McCauley
George Packer
Bob Shacochis
Mary-Ann Tirone Smith
Kinney Theile
Maria Thomas
Moritz Thomsen
Mike Tidwell
Richard Wiley

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