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Clifford Garstang grew up in the Midwest and received a BA from Northwestern University. After serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South Korea, he earned an MA in English and a JD, both from Indiana University, and practiced international law in Singapore, Chicago, and Los Angeles with one of the largest law firms in the United States. Subsequently, he earned an MPA in International Development from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and worked for Harvard Law School as a legal reform consultant in Almaty, Kazakhstan. From 1996 to 2001, he was Senior Counsel for East Asia at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., where his work concentrated on China, Indonesia and Vietnam.
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waterbearI’m not sure what a waterbear is, but Google gives me images of a Tardigrade, whatever that is, so I’ll go with that. In any case, I’ll be joining three other writers (Dana Little, Amanda Miska, and K. Tyler Christensen) for the July edition of the Waterbear Reading Series.


The reading will begin at 6pm on Saturday, July 26 at One More Page Books & More in Arlington VA (2200 N. Westmoreland)...

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message 1: by J.R.

J.R. Hi Cliff! Thanks for the add! Hope all is well in Virginia!

Jeannine
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Nely Cab Thank you much for the add!
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Maureen Mullis Hi Clifford, thanks for adding this fellow author to your circle of friends. I hope you'll consider adding my novels What Would Nancy Do?, In the Company of Women, The Christmas to Remember, and Finding Normal to your to-read list. Look forward to reading your book reviews and recommendations. Happy reading!


Tamara Rose Blodgett Hi Clifford and thanks for your friendship :D


Savannah Clifford, thank you for the friendship.


message 6: by David

David Wallace Fleming Great to meet you, Clifford.


Robert Thanks for the friend request, Clifford.


message 8: by Susie

Susie Sexton thanks for the add!


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Owen Jones Hi Clifford,

I hope you're well.

Thank's for accepting my request of friendship.

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Owen
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Karen Tyrrell Thanks Clifford for friending,
I'm the Author of ME & HER: A Memoir Of Madness
and ME & HIM: A Guide to Recovery.

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Rusty Nugent Hello There,

I am glad to meet you. How are you doing as of lately?
I have been writing on my third book, Moonwarriors: In An Blackened Dawn. You should check out my new website, then leave your thoughts and ideas on it.

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Rusty Nugent Hello,

Hopefully, we will become great buddies. I am an 42 year old southern gentleman author. I am working on my third novel. It's an paranormal, horror, adventure, magical, romantic, urban, dark fantasy book series, named Moonwarriors: Guardians of the Night. Come by and we'll chat, leave a comment.

Until Next Time . .


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