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At the Table of Want
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the Table of Want, a coming-of-age love story, chronicles orphan Truman Kramer's settling into a Peace Corps assignment in a small Malaysian community, where he eventually finds himself involved with a local shopkeeper's wife, an unloved woman craving anything of her own.
God's Money: A novel based on actual events
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Four fishermen find twenty million dollars on an uninhabited island. Now they have to keep the cash from the drug cartel and pirates who claim it. The setting for this thrill and laugh-a-minute tale is the notorious Palawan Passage in the South China Sea. Based on a true story, so recent that the ending is still in play.
Bread From the Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.
Doorways to Significance: Finding Peace, Power, Passion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
It's never too late to change the brokenness.
One For The Road
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 122,320. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
One For The Road is a coming-of-age novel set in a breathtakingly beautiful land from a bygone area. A young man’s quest to both help and fit into the lawless rural society leads to an unanticipated relationship with a gorgeous young woman. It is this relationship that provides the key to his heartwarming—and heartbreaking—acceptance into the community.
Indian Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
Olymp-i-a Peace Challenge 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This e-book launches you on a journey of peace through the practice of positive ideas and actions. Simple steps move us forward and practice makes us stronger. By participating in the Olymp-i-a Peace Challenge, you create and sustain peace in your own life and the lives of others. Together, we make the world a more peaceful place! Join in the journey! Discover peace!
Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
TUBOB: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps is a memoir of a newly married couple who discover themselves in new light as they work and learn about a different culture in a third-world country. They find strength and frustration trying to make a difference. Caught up in a military coup, they seek refuge in a house with 116 other people and wonder if their lives will ever be the same.
Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The life of a humanitarian aid worker in stories and verse from around the world--inspired by war-affected populations rebuilding their lives with unbreakable spirit. From Rwanda to Cote d'Ivoire, Congo to Serbia, Morocco to South Sudan "Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa" depicts one woman's journey living and working in the face of adversity.
Murder in Benin: Kate Puzey's Death in the Peace Corps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kate Puzey was a popular, outgoing 24-year-old who loved being a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa. She taught English at a village school in Benin and fought tirelessly for girls' empowerment and opportunity. But when she discovered a dark secret in her village, she knew she needed to take a stand-- a decision that would ultimately cost her life.