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Mitchell Hagerstrom

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Both of my books (and my author photo) are set on the island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia where I lived and worked in the latter half of the 1980s. My publisher, a small independent press in Austin, Texas, specializes in handmade books -- visit theopenend.com. E-books available via amazon.com. Miss Gone-overseas also has her own Facebook page.


The title is that of a paper published in 1979/80 that discussed the upcoming choices to be made by the islands of Micronesia -- independence or staying under the wing of the U.S. who had held the mandate over the islands since the late 1940s. Breadfruit and rice stood as symbols for homegrown or imported. The majority in the rural areas voted for breadfruit (aka keeping their old way of life),... Read more of this blog post »
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Miss Gone-overseas

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012
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P.S. Didn't know Cicero had such good sense! I'd add a big friendly dog and a couple of cats though.


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