M.A. Dering

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Writer/Walking Tour Guide
Location New York, NY, United States
Introduction I have lived in Manhattan for 30 years; I work as a writer and am a licensed NYC sightseeing guide, both of which give me the opportunity to research and write about the city I love.
Interests NYC history, all kinds of music, politics, heraldry, crossword puzzles, chess, ballet
Favorite Movies Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, The Naked City, Citizen Kane, all Agatha Christie mysteries, Days of Heaven ... oh, heck, just about every movie there is!
Favorite Music Edith Piaf, Peggy Lee, Jo Stafford, Arthur Rubinstein, Muddy Waters, Billie Holliday, most R&B/classic soul
Favorite Books The Mysterious Bookshop, Pegasus on Wheels, Ngaio Marsh mysteries, police procedurals, millions of classics, and Marius the Epicurean

If you could orbit the earth today with a bird's-eye view of anything happening, what would you want to see?