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Clemence McLaren (1938-) Biography - Writings, Sidelights - Personal, Career, Member, Honors Awards

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Personal

Born 1938, in NJ; Education: Douglass College/Rutgers University, B.A. (magna cum laude); University of Hawaii, Ed.D. Religion: "Quaker attender."

Career

Pan American Airlines, flight attendant, 1960-61; teacher in Dover, NJ, Guam, Saudi Arabia, and Maui, Hawaii, 1962-84; affiliated with Johns Hopkins University as a summer program dean, 1987—; occasional stints as a professor and researcher with University of Hawaii, 1987-95; teacher of senior English, Kamehameha Secondary Schools, Honolulu, HI, 1993—.

Member

Phi Beta Kappa.

Honors Awards

Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library, 1997, and Best Books for Young Adults, American Library Association, 1997, both for Inside the Walls of Troy.

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