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Lori Hart Beninger

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Lori Hart Beninger resides in Northern California with her husband, a circle of friends and family and goofy pets, all of whom contribute to her writing in some form or another. Ms. Beninger has two historical-fiction novels to her credit: "Embracing the Elephant" and "A Veil of Fog and Flames" - historically evocative tales of early California.


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Lori Hart Beninger I edit. And I'm brutal on myself when I do. Phillip Roth once estimated that a writer puts down on paper about 3 times as many words as s/he…moreI edit. And I'm brutal on myself when I do. Phillip Roth once estimated that a writer puts down on paper about 3 times as many words as s/he ultimately uses in the final work - I think I'm above average on that (and that isn't a good thing).(less)
Lori Hart Beninger You get to put yourself in other people's shoes - you HAVE to put yourself in other people's shoes.
Average rating: 4.62 · 16 ratings · 8 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Embracing the Elephant
4.57 of 5 stars 4.57 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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A Veil of Fog and Flames
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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Publishers Weekly singled out "A Veil of Fog and Flames" as one of the top 41 independently published titles that "[b]ooksellers, publishers, and agents are encouraged to look at..." in their June 29th issue! Considering the thousands of titles that are released each month, this is quite an achievement!
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“One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.”
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