Noni Carter

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NONI CARTER is a 19-year-old honors student who enjoys writing, music and tennis. She is a sophmore at Harvard University. Noni lives in Fairburn, Georgia with her parents, two younger sisters, and an older brother. Good Fortune is her first novel.

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Good Fortune

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18-Year-0ld Author Noni Carter discusses the background of her new book, Good Fortune

Inspired by her family history,Good Fortune traces one girl's journey from slavery to freedom, told by 18-year-old Noni Carter in her dazzling debut.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Let life be the playground on which we humbly play, let unconditional love be the looking glass through which we see the world, let laughter be the healing waters to which we return again and again.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Zora Neale Hurston

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Living life in the moment and learning how to just BE, free of fear, reagrdless of where I am, what I am doing, who I'm with, etc.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Different people represent different traits I admire: Don Miguel Ruiz, my mother, brother, and father, Pres. Obama, Navasha Daya, the list goes on and on :-)

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Letting fear dictate what I'm doing, how I'm looking at the world

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