Carter, Gari 1940-

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CARTER, Gari 1940-


PERSONAL: Born March 29, 1940, in Baltimore, MD; daughter of Tilghman Goldsborough, Jr. (an insurance executive) and Mai (an artist; maiden name, Dick; present surname, West) Pitts; children: one daughter, one son. Ethnicity: "English/French." Education: Earned A.B., 1962. Religion: Sufism. Hobbies and other interests: Knitting, sailing, hiking.

ADDRESSES: Home—North Carolina. Agent—c/o Author Mail, Hampton Roads Publishing Co., 1125 Stoney Ridge Rd., Charlottesville, VA 22902. E-mail— [email protected]


CAREER: Embassy of Bolivia, Washington, DC, office manager and translator, 1962-63; teacher of French and Spanish at schools in Virginia, 1964-76; Orangerie (retail shop), Orange, VA, owner and manager, 1976-84; Frontier Airlines, Denver, CO, administrator, 1985-88; writer. Junior League, member.


MEMBER: Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames.


WRITINGS:


Healing Myself: A Hero's Primer for Recovery fromTragedy, Hampton Roads Publishing (Charlottesville, VA), 1993.


WORK IN PROGRESS: Editing The Bone Ring, the Civil War journal of the author's great-grandfather.