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Susan Barrett Price

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I sketched scenes for my first novel during a gonzo road trip through Central Asia. With my future husband, I endured landslides, village lockdowns, and cold-water shangri-las... bought ancient beads and carpets from refugees... survived being conned and being arrested. I discovered that traveling the borderline between wonder and insanity creates the most anxious characters and the most chilling plots.

More: Like every girl in my generation, I dreamed of being Nancy Drew. And I achieved that dream. No, I didn’t track criminals in my fabulous roadster, but, as a quality assurance leader, I did spend 24 years chasing down answers to poor quality of care and institutional neglect in services for troubled teens. Lotsa head-scratching detective
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In 2005 I began paying serious attention to Jim’s collections. I opened an eBay store and liberated over 1900 closet creatures back to the wild. Then I started inventorying stuff either for big sales (mostly, a book collection and a pile of antique firearms) or simply to understand more about our treasures (like, Asian knickknacks, antique pottery, and vintage photographs). I thought we had exp...

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Jen Knox Good to be your friend. You have good taste in books ~ I look forward to trading book info ~ jen


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