Murphy, Claire Rudolf

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MURPHY, Claire Rudolf

MURPHY, Claire Rudolf. American, b. 1951. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Children's non-fiction, History, Mythology/Folklore. Career: St. Mary's Mission High School, St. Mary's, AK, teacher of English and drama, 1974-77; Fairbanks Borough School District, Fairbanks, AK, secondary school teacher of English and drama, 1977-83; Fairbanks Correctional Center, writing instructor, 1984-89; University of Alaska-Fairbanks, instructor in composition, 1990-91; free-lance writer, 1991-. Alaska State Writing Consortium teacher consultant, 1984-98; Eastern Washington University, creative writing instructor, 1999-. Publications: Friendship across Arctic Waters: Alaskan Cub Scouts Meet Their Soviet Neighbors, 1991; The Prince and the Salmon People, 1993; (with C. Mason) A Child's Alaska (photo essay), 1994; Gold Star Sister (novel), 1994; Caribou Girl (picture book), 1997; (with J. Haigh ) Gold Rush Women, 1997; (with J. Haigh) Children of the Gold Rush, 1999; (with J. Haigh ) Gold Rush Dogs, 2001; Klondy's Gold Rush Winter, 2002; Daughters of the Desert: Stories of Remarkable Women from Christian Jewish and Muslim Traditions. YOUNG ADULT NOVELS: To the Summit, 1992; Free Radical, 2002. Address: 1512 E 19th Ave, Spokane, WA 99203, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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