Mitchell Hagerstrom




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Both 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.



They say the roof of the Nambo is a very pleasant place in the evening, that a cool breeze comes off the lagoon and people have a merry time. I have asked the governor general to take me there sometime. He has agreed but will not say when. --from Miss Gone-overseas.

The Nambo, shown here in the 1960s, was one of the town’s few structures that survived the American bombing during WWII. The store... Read more of this blog post »
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Miss Gone-overseas
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 31 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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