101 ARABIAN TALES:
HOW WE ALL PERSEVERED IN PEACE CORPS LIBYA
“Randy Hobler has written the best memoir of a Peace Corps experience that I have ever read. His amazingly detailed book instantly grips the reader by putting Libya in its properly rich and unique historical perspective. Everyone should read this book, to enjoy its humor as well as its insights.
Former Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon,
Madagascar and the Union of the Comoros
Peace Corps Volunteer—Zaire and Rwanda
Where To Buy
Paperback and Kindle
Where To Reach
Are you an ex-pat? Did you serve in the military? The foreign service? The Peace Corps? Did you study abroad? Did you participate in The Experiment in International
Living or American Field Service? Did you
spent a semester abroad? Were you a missionary? Are you a serious traveler? Did you ever travel to Libya? Or do you just love entertaining and biographies about exotic locales? This may well be the book for you!
Where else can you kaleidoscopically absorb an entire country through the eyes of 101 people . . .
. . . in an über-memoir of a Woodstock generation of Peace Corps volunteers thrust across the vast sands of Libya? How
else can you immerse yourself in the riveting challenges, triumphs, hilarities and poignancies experienced by this mix of
dedicated English teachers from every corner of America?
101 Arabian Tales is an amazingly detailed chronicle of anecdotes, historical perspectives, fun, adventure and hardship. Hobler’s breezy whimsical style is accessible
and entertaining. The icing on the cake? 220 compelling illustrative photographs.
Click here for a podcast about Randy's experience in Libya, interviewed by
Tyler Lloyd, Returned Volunteer from Burkina Faso, who has conducted 101
interviews as part of his "My Peace Corps Story" series, making it unique in books about Libya.
Humpy, Lumpy and Bumpy:
Click here for short, funny video of Libyan camels complaining about the vicissitudes of life in Libya.
RAVE RADIO REVIEW
Click HERE to hear the review on WSHU radio by Joan Baum.