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Book review of Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant on the award-winning digital news site Berkeleyside: “Under deep cover in the CIA during the Cold War”  Reviewed by Mal Warwick, a member of the National Book Critics Circle and the Northern California Book Reviewers. Excerpt: “It’s charming, often troubling, and sometimes hilarious and is altogether a fascinating read.”

 

Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant is a selection in “30 Spectacular Books By Women For Women”  

 

Yourdailydish_banner2Feature article about Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant: “Woman Fulfills Mom’s Wish by Getting Her Book Published for Her 90th Birthday” 

 

Alameda Magazine highlights Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant in “Rad Women, Deep Cover, and a Filipino Folktale: Three books from authors explore feminists, the CIA, and folk fantasy.”  

 

story-geometry-podcast

Story Geometry podcast:“The 80s, Espionage, & Editing.” Host Ben Hess talks to Lillian McCloy (author) and Johanna McCloy (editor/daughter) about Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant.

sclogoStory Circle Book Review of Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant

Excerpt: “McCloy is a brilliant story teller, sharing honest emotions without becoming sentimental. Her husband’s new assignments required learning to live in new and diverse cultures and often created palpable tension. Sometimes I had to remind myself this is not a novel, its Lillian’s life. Wow!”

 

Expat Focus Book Review of Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant

Excerpt: “Lillian McCloy is a talented writer. . . her story is absolutely fascinating . . . a particularly exciting read . . . definitely recommended!”

 

California Legislature Certificate of Recognition

This California Legislature Certificate of Recognition was presented to author Lillian McCloy at the conclusion of a book event and reading of  Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant. (Click to see the image in a larger size.)