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Larry Closs

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Larry Closs is a New Yorker who often wanders far from home. He is the founder and editor of TrekWorld (www.trekworld.com), an adventure travel magazine, director of communications for Next Generation Nepal, a nonprofit that works with trafficked children, and author of the novel Beatitude. He has been a national writer, editor, photographer and videographer for News Corporation, TimeWarner, Hearst, Viacom and the Travel Channel, and his photos and video of Nepal have been featured by CNN, The Huffington Post, USA Today, HarperCollins and The Nate Berkus Show.

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Beatitude

4.09 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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If you’re looking for the next best book to read this month, consider Beatitude, the official selection of The Next Best Book Club (TNBBC)—the largest book club on Goodreads, with 14.3K members—slated for discussion in February. TNBBC founder Lori Hettler gave Beatitude a 4-star-strongly-recommended review, writing, “Beatitude, simply put, is an exceptionally well written debut that explores l...

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"Posted at Gay Story Reviews

Harry Charity is a lover – a lover of words, books, and reading. The prose, poems, and lives of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and the early beat writers are the guides and signposts for Harry’s own approach to life. They..." Read more of this review »
" Kelly wrote: "Hi Larry - Wow did I love this book! Similar to other members of the discussion, I don't believe this is something I would have picked u ...more "
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"Beatitude is Larry Closs's first novel, and I found it quite captivating. It is set in the mid 1990's. The two main characters, Harry and Jay, are very much into the writing of the Beats, especially Jack Kerouac. There is quite a bit of informatio..." Read more of this review »
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" Ever fall for someone who couldn't fall for you? You might like my novel, Beatitude, named Best LGBT Fiction 2012 by the Independent Publisher Book Aw ...more "
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" Ever fall for someone who couldn't fall for you? You might like my novel, Beatitude, featuring NYC 1995, BFFs, the Beats, encounters with Allen Ginsbe ...more "
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" Ever fall for someone who couldn't fall for you? You might like my novel, Beatitude, featuring NYC 1995, BFFs, the Beats, encounters with Allen Ginsbe ...more "
" Ever fall for someone who couldn't fall for you? You might like my novel, Beatitude, featuring NYC 1995, BFFs, the Beats, encounters with Allen Ginsbe ...more "
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Harry Whitewolf Thanks for the friend acceptance Larry! :) I'm liking the look of Beatitude.


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Hayden Chance Thanks for the ad, Larry and for the fave author status. ;D


Monika Hi Larry, thanks for the invite. I look forward to chatting with you. ;-)


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Taylor Donovan Hi Larry, thanks for adding me :-)


Christina Thx for the friend invite Larry!


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Kat Hey Larry, thanks for friending me :)


Savannah Larry, thank you for the friendship...


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Jade Archer Thanks for the friends invite. It's lovely to 'meet' you here on Goodreads. :D


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Piper Vaughn Thanks for the friend request!


S.J.D. Peterson Hi Larry, thanks for adding me to your list of friends. Look forward to getting to know you and your work better!

Jo


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Blak Rayne Thanks for the friendship!


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Larry Closs CAS wrote: "Heya Larry...
Thanks for the friendship invite.
Cheers & Best.
CAS"



Good to make the connection!


message 5: by Larry

Larry Closs Eric wrote: "Thanks for the invite, Larry!"

Good to make the connection, Eric!


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Val Kovalin Thanks for the add!


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CAS Heya Larry...
Thanks for the friendship invite.
Cheers & Best.
CAS


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Eric Arvin Thanks for the invite, Larry!


Leaundra Larry, thanks for the add. Take care...Leaundra


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