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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 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Integrity, honesty, and courage

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Heights

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.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin, from Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series. After that, Hari from The Blue Sword.

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