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Larry Closs is a New Yorker who often wanders far from home. He is the founder and editor of TrekWorld (, an adventure travel magazine, director of communications for Next Generation Nepal, a nonprofit that works with trafficked children, and author of the novel Beatitude. He has been a national writer, editor, photographer and videographer for News Corporation, TimeWarner, Hearst, Viacom and the Travel Channel, and his photos and video of Nepal have been featured by CNN, The Huffington Post, USA Today, HarperCollins and The Nate Berkus Show.

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Average rating: 4.16 · 45 ratings · 20 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
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Hayden Chance Thanks for the ad, Larry and for the fave author status. ;D

Monika Hi Larry, thanks for the invite. I look forward to chatting with you. ;-)

message 16: by Taylor

Taylor Donovan Hi Larry, thanks for adding me :-)

Christina Thx for the friend invite Larry!

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Kat Hey Larry, thanks for friending me :)

Savannah Larry, thank you for the friendship...

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Jade Archer Thanks for the friends invite. It's lovely to 'meet' you here on Goodreads. :D

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S.J.D. Peterson Hi Larry, thanks for adding me to your list of friends. Look forward to getting to know you and your work better!


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Blak Rayne Thanks for the friendship!

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Larry Closs CAS wrote: "Heya Larry...
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Cheers & Best.

Good to make the connection!

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Larry Closs Eric wrote: "Thanks for the invite, Larry!"

Good to make the connection, Eric!

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Val Kovalin Thanks for the add!

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CAS Heya Larry...
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Eric Arvin Thanks for the invite, Larry!

Leaundra Larry, thanks for the add. Take care...Leaundra

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