“I felt myself being dragged by the feet across the pavement. My chest was on fire. My blouse was purple with blood. I was convinced that my arm had been shot off and was hanging inside my shirt by a few strips of flesh. I could not feel it.”
Both versions of Hidden Figures have value, but the audience for each is not the same.
“I couldn’t say the f-word, I couldn’t say fat, I never said it out loud, I hating the way it sounded. I preferred a variety of euphemisms: overweight, curvy, chubby, zaftig, even obese.”
In an industry that largely shuts everyone who isn’t a straight white male, Faith tries to kick the door open.
To whom would this book appeal other than Ehrenreich herself?
“What would Emily Post do?”
I cost the company 30 seconds and thus was reprimanded.
Have I ever told you that my imagination once almost killed me?
In the end, I wanted more care put into the writing style and more substance from the characters.
Title: Blood of a Stone Author: Jeanne Lyet Gassman (previously interviewed at Grab The Lapels) Publisher: Tuscany Press, January 2015 Blood of a Stone is a novel set during the… Read more “Blood of a Stone”