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.

Please find here an interview with Sara on the blog “Where Genius Grows.”

 


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.