Gerhard Maroscher

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Gerhard Maroscher was born in Romania during WWII to ethnic German (Transylvanian Saxon) parents. His father was fighting the Russians while his mother tried to save her two sons. As child Gerhard lived in Romania, Hungary, Communist East Germany, and West Germany. In 1952 the reunited family emigrated from West Germany to the USA. Gerhard attended public schools and graduated with a Mechanical Engineering degree from The Ohio State University.

Gerhard worked in industry for 34 years after having served in Vietnam. Following his retirement at the age of 59, he began a second career as a high school German teacher. He began to write quirky short stories for his students to encourage reluctant readers. The students and his wife loved the shor
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The Kirkus review for “Why Can’t Somebody Just Die Around Here?" was selected the Indie Editors to be featured in Kirkus Reviews 8/1 Issue. My review will appear in the Indie section of the 8/1 Kirkus Reviews magazine which is sent out to over 5,200 industry professionals (librarians, publishers, agents, etc.)
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