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Rafe Colflesh is a native of Philadelphia where he attended public school and graduat ed from Central High before earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and FrenchJuniata French from at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. During his high school and college days he worked as a hospital orderly, a copy boy at the Philadelphia Inquirer, a shipping clerk, a teamster, and a golf course attendant. He spent his colleg iate junior year at the University of Strasbourg and travelled extensively throughout Europe. After college he taught public school, served as a residential counselor for emotionally disturbed youth, and did social work. During that period he received a master's degree in English from Villanova University. After a year in Los Angeles where he attended UCLA as a graduate student, he returned to the East Coast and taught English at a New Jersey community college before matriculating at Rutgers University School of Law-Camden. After being admitted to the bar, he practice ed labor and employment law in New Jersey and Philadelphia, representing unions, management, and individual employees for over twenty years before beginning a practice as an arbitrator in the area of workplace law. Bachelor of Arts is his second novel and precedes a third, Aaron's Honor, which will be published in 2016. Twice married, he lives with his second wife, in South Jersey and St. Michaels, Michaels, Maryland where he spends most of his summers on board his cruiser, the Prajna Princess. The couple have seven children and six grandchildren.