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Saturday March 20, 2010
Niger RPCV Books and Stories
My African Horse Problem.
William F.S. Miles. My African Horse Problem. University of Massachusetts Press, 2008.
Adventures in Service with Peace Corps in Niger.
James Bullington. Adventures in Service with Peace Corps in Niger. BookSurge Publishing, 2007.
Beckwith, Carol & Marion Van Offelen. Nomads
of Niger. Abradale Press, 1993.
the Demon: On the Road in West Africa
on the Edge : Fiction by Peace Corps Writers
This book can be ordered by sending a check in the amount of $23.95 to Shadow of Africa; c/o Mrs. Diatta; 3900 Argyle Terrace, NW; Washington, DC, 20011 (cost includes sales tax, shipping and handling). A portion of book proceeds helps benefit the Oxcart Project, one of many MICA, Inc. humanitarian efforts begun by Mrs. Diatta."
Hale (Niger ‘64-66) went back to Niger in 1980 on a Fulbright
senior lectureship to teach African and American literature at the University
of Niamey. While back in Niger, he conducted the research which led to
four books, including The Epic of Askia Mohammed and Oral Epics
Hale,Thomas A.Griots and Griottes: Masters of Words
and Music. Indiana Univ Press, 1999.
of the World: Niger
Introduction to Niger for middle school, invaluable resource
of facts, maps, figures, and
Heinrich, Annn. Enchantment of the World: Niger.Children's
Still Waters in Niger
A novel built around the work of daughter Kathleen (85-87)
who was a nutrition PCV in Niger. Now available in hardbound and papaerback.
Hill, Kathleen..Still Waters in Niger.Triquarterly
The Hunter and the Ebony Tree
A Zarma tale of a hunter who must overcome an impossible challenge before he can marry the girl he loves. Illustrated by Ms. LaTeef, this is her first children's book.
LaTeef, Nelda. The Hunter and the Ebony Tree. Moon Mountain Publishing, 2002. ISBN: 0967792991
Of the Dry Season: Circular Labor Migration in the West African Sahel
Rain, David R. Eaters of the Dry Season: Circular Labor
Migration in the West African Sahel. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press,
Cultures of the World: Niger
Jaguar: A Story of Africans in America
Stoller, Paul. Jaguar: A Story of Africans in America.
University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Money Has No Smell: The Africanization of New York City
Among other things, the book traces the lives of three
street traders from Niger as they attempt to adjust to life in New York
City. Available in both cloth and paperback editions.
Stoller, Paul. Money Has No Smell: The Africanization of New York City. University of Chicago Press, 2002.ISBN: 0226775305
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