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by John Coyne

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ISBN:
0684196298
Author:
John Coyne
Category:
Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language:
English
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons; 1st edition (March 9, 1994)
Pages:
256 pages
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Going Up Country book. A collection of travel essays by former Peace Corps volunteers, many describing returns to their postings after 20 or more years.

Going Up Country book. An anthology of travel writing about distant corners of the world. While the essays were of uneven quality and interest, I found a similarity in almost all: the writers are sensitive, kind, and empathetic. But beyond that, they are vastly different.

Coyne, John; Gift in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (Library of Congress) DL.

Coyne, John; Gift in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (Library of Congress) DLC. Publication date. Voyages and travels, Voyages and travels, Voyages and travels. New York : Scribner ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International. ENCRYPTED DAISY download. For print-disabled users.

John Coyne is the author of more than twenty-five fiction and nonfiction books, including a number of horror novels and golf books. No one knows the back roads, the short roads, the right roads better than Peace Corps Volunteers. Here, in thirteen ed essays, these authors recount their travel experiences in far corners of the world and on distant shores. These travelers’ tales are filled with the spirit of adventure, with honesty, and with laughter. These authors are the descendants of Conrad, Twain, Orwell, Greene, and scores of others, expatriates and wanderers all, who have enriched our literature.

Book Giveaway and Interview with Hobgoblin Author John Coyne" Unbound Worlds December 16, 2015. Cohen, Leslie (Apr 21, 2000).

Among the countries the writers dig into are Kenya, Peru, Somalia, Japan, Senegal, Mexico, Cameroon, Grenada, Hungary, Tanzania, and Micronesia.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Make a Successful Transition. Randy Wood and Joshua Berman both Peace Corps volunteers in Nicaragua, 1998-2000, who write for the Moon Handbooks travel series, have been traveling the world ever since they their service. In 1987 he co-founded RPCV Writers & Readers, a newsletter for and about Peace Corps writers which can be found today online at: ww. eacecorpswriters.

John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962-1964), a graduate of Saint Louis University and Western .

John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962-1964), a graduate of Saint Louis University and Western Michigan University, was with the first group of Volunteers to Ethiopia and taught English in Addis Ababa. Later he was an Associate Peace Corps Director in Ethiopia and the Regional Manager of the New York Peace Corps Office. In 1989 he founded RPCV Writers & Readers, a newsletter for and about Peace Corps writers.

To Touch the World: The Peace Corps Experience, contributor, Peace Corps/USGPO, DC, 1994, 1995. Mildred D. Taylor (Ethiopia 1965–67). Letters from the Peace Corps (contributor), Washington: Robert B. Luce, In. 1964.

Is it the Peace Corps experience or the sort of people who join the Peace Corps that make this anthology such a lively, empathetic and observant collection of travel pieces?

Previously unpublished travel essays by Pace Corps workers chronicle journeys into such diverse regions as Tanzania, Peru, the Caribbean, Kenya, and the Amazon jungle