Local author pens first book and has more now in process

A local author has penned her first book.

Ruth Clark is the author of “Odyssey, The Story of a Lovelorn Xenophobe and Her Turbulent Voyage to the Romantic Isle of Set Free!”

“I’ve written newspaper and magazine articles, essays, plays, songs and poetry, but this is my first work of fiction,” said Clark, of Mariposa.

A transplant from Los Angeles, “via the Missouri Ozarks and points east, west, north and south,” Clark adds, “I’ve lived in Mariposa now long enough to be called a native, a...

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