My Life with Charles Fraser

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My Life with Charles Fraser by Hilton Head Island, SC author Charlie Ryan and publisher Pamela Ovens is an important history of the young MBAs of the 1960s AND 1970s that Charles Fraser recruited from Harvard, Yale, Wharton, the University of Chicago, the University of North Carolina, and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Hilton Head Island—The life of Charles Fraser, the iconic developer of Sea Pines Plantation, Amelia Island, Kiawah and Palmas del Mar resorts can only fully be told by following the stunning career paths of the young professionals he embraced and nurtured. My Life with Charles Fraser by Hilton Head Island, SC author Charlie Ryan and publisher Pamela Ovens is an important history of the young MBAs of the 1960s AND 1970s that Charles Fraser recruited from Harvard, Yale, Wharton, the University of Chicago, the University of North Carolina, and the University of Pennsylvania. The book records in lively manner their desire to lean and build on the shores of the Atlantic. Forsaking well-worn paths into finance and traditional real estate, they hitched their wagons to the unconventional dreams of Charles Fraser. It tells how Charles E. Fraser took Beaufort County, SC from the poorest to the richest with his development.

About the Author

K. W. Oxnard’s fiction has appeared in many literary journals such as Story, TatlinsTower.com, GlobalGraffMag and Reed, and she is a regular op-ed columnist for the Savannah Morning News. A twelve-time recipient of fellowships to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, she has also been a finalist in the following contests: the 2015 Southwest Review’s David Nathan Meyerson Prize for Fiction; the 2014 River Styx Schlafly Beer Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction contest; and the 2002 Sarabande Books Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction. She was also was a semifinalist for the 2015 Lascaux Review Prize in Flash Fiction and the 2002 Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Prize in the Novel.

Oxnard’s writing has appeared in several anthologies, including the essay “Babyquest” in DESIRE: Women Write About Wanting from Seal Press; a short story, “Latitudes,” in NOT WHAT I EXPECTED: The Unpredictable Road from Womanhood to Motherhood from Paycock Press; and the op-ed “Livin’ Like Larry” in TEXTING: Clear Communications for Various Contexts from Armstrong Atlantic State University.

A graduate of New York University’s MFA Program in Fiction Writing, Oxnard has taught writing at NYU, Harvard Extension School, Radcliffe Seminars, University of Southern Maine and Armstrong Atlantic State University.

In 2004 she moved back to her hometown, Savannah, Georgia–land of Flannery O’Connor, Johnny Mercer and her ancestors, full of ghosts both benevolent and literary–where she lives and writes surrounded by Spanish moss and memories.

Additional information

Weight 2.0 lbs
Date-Published

05/01/2016

Format

Hardcover

ISBN-13

9780990827313

Media

Book

Pages

255

Publisher

Single Star

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