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 five books with Richard Starks: 'In A Town Called Paradox', (Prestwicke Publishing) which is an historical novel set in 1950s Utah at the time when the Big Five Hollywood Studios arrived to film their blockbuster movies; '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) ...more

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Ugbomeh Hi Miriam, thanks for the adds


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