Oleander Girl by Chitra Divakaruni
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Ancora Imparo--Still I am Learning (from Michelangelo)
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. The Rani of Jhansi, an Indian freedom fighter
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Time travel--I could get a lot of fun novels out of that one.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. My 2 sons (works in progress)
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Nothing. Regret is a useless emotion