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Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley is the author of several historical novels, including For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy, which received starred reviews in Booklist and Kirkus Reviews and was an IRA Teacher's Choice, a VOYA Top Shelf Fiction selection, a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, and a Bank Street Best Book. She lives with her husband and two children in Bristol, Tennessee.
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Kimberly Brubaker Bradley presents a touching tale of two friends divided by class and the hunger for equality that fueled the French Revolution.
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Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Ninety percent of writing is the application of the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair." Mark Twain

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I'll have to ask my family....in college it was "furthermore," but I think I've quit saying that. My children like, "avoid the appearance of impropriety."

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Baked potato soup with bacon and cheese

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Somewhere warm! (We are all sick of winter as I type this.) Last year at this time I was in South Africa, and I would love to be there again.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. I know it's different for every person. I think we are most happy when we are completely immersed in something that brings us joy.

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