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Larry Brown, who has just passed away. He was based out of Mississippi and the reason I love him is because he wrote about the American South with a great deal of compassion, and without mockery.
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Which fictional character most resembles you?
I'm a cross between Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird - I had that wide-eyed admiration for my father who was a lawyer - and Jay Porter, the main character from my novel, who I am more like than I wish I were.
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Who is your hero/heroine from outside literature?
Dr King, but not for the postage-stamp reason. I appreciate being able to vote and do all those things which the Civil Rights movement enables me to do, but I'm talking about a reason beyond that: his philosophical commitment to non-violence.
The Page 69 Test: Black Water Rising.