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Local author Lawrence F. Lihosit’s book titled “Years On and Other Travel Essays” has received the 2011 Peace Corps Writers’ Travel Book Award.

The award was announced Aug. 30th by Peace Corps Worldwide e-magazine.

According to the magazine’s book reviewer, novelist Tony D’Souza, the book includes “12 well-crafted and engaging essays spanning some 30 years of Lihosit’s adventures in such places as Alaska, Arizona, Mexico, Honduras, Peru and Bolivia. D’Souza called the author “the best and rarest of ex-pats: the Yankee gone native.”

Fellow critic Scott Donald of Hungry Man Magazine added that it is a “unique collection … an original travel book.” ...


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