I was born in Chicago but lived many places growing up as the daughter of a Navy Chaplain. My passion for music led me in many directions, all of which, of course, affects my writing today. My first book, Tatiana Proskouriakoff: Interpreting the Ancient Maya, is a biography of a leading Maya archaeologist. It was a natural subject for me to take on, as I've always been drawn to stories of people who make outstanding contributions to their fields. Several magazine articles about the same woman have followed. Another, in the April 2008 issue of Our State magazine is about an 85-year-old woman marathon runner. For more information, visit www.charsolomon.com or http://home.earthlink.net/~charsolomon
"Off and Running" Our State magazine, April, 2008 Re-print February, 2009 Twin City Track Club, Greensboro, NC
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University of Oklahoma Press
Music: Jazz, Baroque, Impressionist
Yoga, Tai Chi, Walking my beloved Beagle
Long talks with my husband
Piedmont Dance Theater, Cabarrus Arts Council, NC Writers Network, Komen Cancer Research, Pro Natura de Yucatan
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