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Maryanne's Latest Blogs

Oct.11.2012 - 4:49 pm
In College I majored in Romance Languages, French, Spanish and Italian.  I love languages and I love traveling and each time I visit a new country I study the language....
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Jul.06.2012 - 7:21 am
Loving and Writing Together by Maryanne Raphael    An old picture of Lennox and me sitting at the beach in Kingston, Jamaica .brought me back.  We are both in our...
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Oct.23.2011 - 11:40 pm
Many years ago when my son Raphael was 8 years old, we were living in a big old Gothic house on the Big Island of Hawaii.  My son loved Halloween and spent months choosing...
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Apr.10.2011 - 1:23 pm
I just got home from the hospital after major surgery when I received an email from my only son who was in Thailand with his wife and two children.  He was taking part in a...
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Reviews I've Written

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
20.May.2012
In Dreams From My Father, Obama wrote of his efforts to understand his family, the leaps through time and the collision of cultures hoping to shine light on the question of...

Comments from Maryanne

Oct.12.2013 - 9:03 am
In response to: Morgen Baily's Blog Interview with Maryanne Raphael Blog#496
My eyesight is not perfect but I have managed to write 12 novels on the computer but now suddenly I am confronted with...
Jun.14.2013 - 12:45 pm
In response to: The Book That Got Me Writing by Maryanne Raphael
I have Netflick and I have watched Murder She Wrote 225 times.  Although Jesica Fletcher is officially a writer,...
Jan.11.2013 - 12:08 pm
In response to: my favorite poem
Everthing I have read by Ishamel Reed grabbed my attention and held it to the last line.
Jan.11.2013 - 12:08 pm
In response to: my favorite poem
Everthing I have read by Ishamel Reed grabbed my attention and held it to the last line.
Jul.06.2012 - 7:25 am
In response to: Loviing and Writing Together by Maryanne Raphael
We fell in love in Jamaica and traveled together through the world.  We had a wonderful son and we love one...