Margaret C. Murray


Margaret Murray was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University and Hunter College. She attended the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center on an American Federation of the Arts fellowship and the Squaw Valley Screenwriters Conference on a National Endowment for the Arts grant. A writer and teacher, she has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over thirty years, and is the mother of three children and grandmother too.

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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 113,570. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Coming of Age Love Story of the '60s
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 123,740. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
In, an unsuspecting Sara McClelland cannot know her hi-tech life is about to collide with an ancient tragedy. Burnt out from her job, haunted by the disappearance of her son, she finds unexpected mystery when she crawls into a sweat lodge. In the hot stones of the Indian lodge, Sara is overcome by a vision of a Native American family who leads her to her own.

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  • Floating Point on Dec. 16, 2010

    Floating Point seduced me into a world I yearn for, akin to the 60s "where the good guys were winning," which is how the author, Shelley Buck, feels on her way to purchase a $15,000 boat with her husband and berth it in the San Francisco Bay. They need to solve a looming dilemma--how to live and work in Silicon Valley, a dilemma I share. This memoir has all the lure of the Bay Area, with compelling, quirky characters written with a precise, biting, funny, meticulously-crafted viewpoint. The painstaking observations of how boats and other things work is matched and contrasted with the sensitive, self-critical bent of the narrator who solves her own dilemma while the boat endlessly rocks. Reading this book is a delight--and a journey into the dark waters of our present time.