Four Continents and Three Islands

by John Cushing



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/26/2019

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 124
ISBN : 9781796028508
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 124
ISBN : 9781796028492

About the Book

Four Continents and Three Islands covers John’s childhood in Hawaii, his education at Reed College, and his service in the Peace Corps and his years as a teacher in Japan, Iran, and Tacoma. It then describes his career as a Foreign Service Officer on four continents (Europe, Africa, Asia and North America) and three islands (Hispaniola, New Guinea, and Trinidad).

About the Author

John Cushing was born in Ithaca, New York, but lived in Hawaii until he enrolled at Reed College. Following graduation he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Korea, then an English teacher and administrator in Japan, Iran, and Tacoma. He joined the Foreign Service in 1988 and served on four continents and three islands before retiring. He now lives in Portland, Oregon, where he performs volunteer work, plays in several bands, and sometimes works as a substitute teacher.