Michelle

Michelle

Maybe I have voyeuristic tendencies, but don’t even try to tell me the people I read about aren’t real.    I have shared a forbidden love with the architect of the Taj Mahal (Beneath a Marble Sky).  I have been a refugee from Nigeria (Little Bee). Abileen and I, from Kathryn Stockett’s The Help, have shared a sisterhood in a past life; I just know it.  I’ve lived through plagues in an isolated village outside of London (Year of Wonders).  I have concealed my femininity and risen to become the only female ever to sit on the throne of St. Peter (Pope Joan).  Recently I discovered I had been looking over the shoulder of Sister Mary Joseph Praise in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia before her sons were born (Cutting For Stone). I am looking forward to Mary Doria Russell’s, Doc because who knows what connection I’ll discover with Wyatt Earp.

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