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Claire M. Caterer

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Claire M. Caterer was born in the Motor City and raised in the suburbs of Kansas City with a large assortment of cats, dogs, birds, hamsters, mice, and other creatures. Her childhood was spent reading about and inventing imaginary worlds.

Claire holds a degree in French from the University of Kansas and spent several years working in publishing in New York City. Today she lives in the Kansas City metro area not far from where she grew up. She shares her home with her husband, daughter, two dogs, and a host of imaginary friends. Because she never properly grew up, she spends her time writing the kinds of stories she loved as a child and still loves to this day.




I love books about survival and triumph under difficult circumstances, especially since I'm a bit of a coward myself. I know better than to attempt an 1,100-mile trek through mountains and deserts on foot. But lucky for me, Cheryl Strayed had no such qualms when she decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail and find the answers to her life's problems. She wrote about the experience in her memoir... Read more of this blog post »
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Maria is on page 250 of 320 of The Eighth Day: Such a cool concept. I'm pretty sure I would use an 8th day for reading.
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Nevey Badr Claire wrote: "Nevey Berry wrote: "Thanks for adding me.
I am looking forward to your novel.

Thank you, Nevey. It's nice to meet you!"


It is nice to meet you too.
I think that I am your fist Egyptian fan and this is an honor :) ...


Claire Caterer Nevey Berry wrote: "Thanks for adding me.
I am looking forward to your novel.


Thank you, Nevey. It's nice to meet you!


Nevey Badr Thanks for adding me.
I am looking forward to your novel.

-Nevey..


Claire Caterer Lissa wrote: "Hi Claire, thank you for the friend request. I've not read To Kill A Mockingbird, but I bet it's awesome. Thank you for the recommendation!"

It's one of those "classics" that doesn't read like one. It's just GOOD.


message 5: by Lissa

Lissa Hi Claire, thank you for the friend request. I've not read To Kill A Mockingbird, but I bet it's awesome. Thank you for the recommendation!


Claire Caterer Elizabeth wrote: "So thrilled about this, Claire. Love, Liz Campbell"

Thanks, Liz! I appreciate your support, as always.


Elizabeth Campbell So thrilled about this, Claire. Love, Liz Campbell


Claire Caterer Thanks, Tom--me too!


Thomas Amo Hey Claire! Thanks for the request and holding me to it! Look forward to getting to getting to be friends!
Cheers Tom


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