• Review: From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover By Lewis Lucke

    Review: From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover By Lewis Lucke0

    From Timbuktu to Duck and Cover: Improbable Tales from a Career in Foreign Service covers some thirty years working in foreign service and living in over eleven countries, and traverses nations throughout Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, and South America. Retired US Ambassador Lewis Lucke’s career was not only “never boring,” but often assumed the

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  • From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover By Lewis Lucke | Official Book Trailer

    From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover By Lewis Lucke | Official Book Trailer0

    While spending thirty years overseas in the US Foreign Service, and living in eleven countries and working in many more, Ambassador Lucke accumulated many stories that would never have happened “at home.” His work took him to Timbuktu (twice), to places in West Africa where kids ran away in fear at their first glimpse of

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  • Read An Excerpt: From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover By Lewis Lucke

    Read An Excerpt: From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover By Lewis Lucke0

    From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover: Improbable Tales from a Career in Foreign Service documents US Ambassador Lewis Lucke’s thirty-year career abroad. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the memoir. Prologue While spending thirty years overseas in the US Foreign Service, and living in eleven countries and working in many more, I accumulated many stories

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  • Interview With Lewis Lucke, Author Of From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover

    Interview With Lewis Lucke, Author Of From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover0

    US Ambassador Lewis Lucke talks to Book Glow about his memoir, From Timbuktu To Duck And Cover: Improbable Tales from a Career in Foreign Service, which documents his thirty-year career abroad. Describe the book in one sentence. From Timbuktu to Duck and Cover is the story of one man’s overseas life and career in the

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  • 5 Must-Read Books About Living And Working Overseas

    5 Must-Read Books About Living And Working Overseas0

    Take a trip abroad with these 5 must-read books about living and working overseas. 1. Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux “In Dark Star Safari the wittily observant and endearingly irascible Paul Theroux takes readers the length of Africa by rattletrap bus, dugout canoe, cattle truck, armed convoy, ferry, and train. In the course of

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  • 5 Must-Read Books On Diplomacy

    5 Must-Read Books On Diplomacy0

    Every student of International Relations should read these 5 must-read books on diplomacy. 1. The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal by William J. Burns “Over the course of more than three decades as an American diplomat, William J. Burns played a central role in the most consequential

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