The Land of Banjo

The Land of Banjo

by Richard Fletcher

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ISBN-13: 9781635684773
Publisher: Page Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2017
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Richard Fletcher was born on June 10, 1927, in Jersey City, New Jersey, in the New York metropolitan Area. He attended St. Michael’s Catholic Schools up until the tenth grade. In the beginning of May 1945, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps. He was in the First Marine Division stationed in Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California, when the war ended. He was sent to Pearl Harbor, where he was an auditor. After the war, he attended college then moved to Santa Ana, California. He went to work for a food company called Hunt Foods and worked for them for thirty-seven years and retired in 1985. He met his wife, Marilyn, in 1948, and after a courtship, he married her. He was married to her for sixty-four years. When he retired, he took up parachuting then took up flying and received his pilot’s license. After twelve years, his heart gave him trouble, and he lost his medical for flying, so he took up writing as a hobby. He has written twenty-three stories and has had eight published. He continues to write as a hobby. He lost his wife to cancer, but he has three children to keep him company.

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