Miriam Murcutt

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I am a writer, editor, and former marketing executive in the travel and publishing industries. Most recently I have been working full-time as a writer and have co-authored four books with Richard Starks: 'Lost in Tibet',(The Lyons Press, 2012) which tells the true story of five young US airmen who, in 1943, were forced to bail out of the plane they were flying and found themselves stranded in Tibet; 'Along the River that Flows Uphill - from the Orinoco to the Amazon', (first published in print by Haus Publishing, 2009, and now also available as an ebook) which describes the difficult times we had traveling along the remote Casiquiare river in Venezuela; 'A Room with a Pew - Sleeping our way through Spain's ancient monasteries', (The Lyons P ...more

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Ugbomeh Hi Miriam, thanks for the adds


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