Books

chance particularsCHANCE PARTICULARS: A Writer’s Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life
Johns Hopkins University Press, March 2018
An essential guide for writers on how to use rich detail to enliven their work.

Please find here a Q & A about CHANCE PARTICULARS published by the wonderful writer C.M. Mayo on her blog Madam Mayo, April 23, 2018.

 


born under an assumed nameBORN UNDER AN ASSUMED NAME: The Memoir of a Cold War Spy’s Daughter
Published by Potomac Books, March 2012
A memoir of my childhood as the daughter of a covert CIA officer

 

 


bread of three riversBREAD OF THREE RIVERS: THE STORY OF A FRENCH LOAF
Beacon Press, 2001.
The stories of the baker, wheat farmer, water technicians, sea salt farmers, and yeast cultivators whose labor contributes to the creation of a delicious French village loaf.

 
 

of many landsOF MANY LANDS: JOURNAL OF A TRAVELING CHILDHOOD 
Foreign Service Youth Foundation, 1997.
A memoir and writing workbook for people raised abroad.

 

 


dusk on the campoDUSK ON THE CAMPO: A JOURNEY IN PATAGONIA
Henry Holt, 1991.
An intimate portrait of the lives of the sheep ranchers of Patagonia and their forbidding land.