Carter, Gari 1940-
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.
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.
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.