Let Silence Be the Stranger

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Sometimes there comes a time in life when you must move to a different place. In Let silence be the stranger, the author Larry McKinley explores this move,and life in general, in the form of short stories developed from a simple thought developing a deeper emotion. Stories ment to celebrate life,past present and future, not to condemn it.
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Larry McKinley born in Bridgewater ma. March 1942 Graduated Bridgewater High,1960 Spent 2 years in US Army 1962-1964 Worked for FW Woolworth as manager trainee and managed store in Pawtucket R.I. Joined Kings Dept stores in 1972 as assistant manager. Promoted to store manager in Lenox Ma. 1979, Moved to Lee ma. until he moved to Pittsfield Ma. in 1993 Where he presently resides. Joined Ames Dept stores in 1982. Managed stores in Winsted Connecticut, Westfield Ma. and Great Barrington Ma. Worked in management in Ames and Hills department stores in Lenox and Lanesboro, Ma. Managed Goodwill store in Pittsfield ma for a short time. Presently resides in Pittsfield with wife Oksana with whom he spent 3 years in an online relationship until they married on Dec 31 2011. Oksana was born in Ukraine in 1982 and moved to the USA in october of 2011. THE BOOK CONSISTS OF SHORT STORIES AS THEIR RELATIONSHIP DEVELOPED. THEY ARE WRITTEN TO CELEBRATE LIFE, DIFFERENCES AND OVERCOME DIFFICULT TIMES.

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Publisher
Author House
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Published on
Nov 21, 2013
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Pages
130
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ISBN
9781491819968
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Language
English
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Genres
Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
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