Set In California S Central Valley In The Mid Seventies, MIAMI IN VIRGO Is A Coming Of Age Novel Narrated By Seventeen Year Old Miami Montague Insecure And Fatherless, Miami Struggles To Hammer Out An Identity Through Her Photography And The Practice Of Feminist Wiccan Ritual With Her Friends She Is Short Circuited And Ambushed, However, By Emotional Rivalries, Sexual Insecurity, And Family Drama Her Early Childhood Spent With Her Fundamentalist Grandmother In East Texas Casts A Long Shadow
Sally Mansfield Abbott was born in Wellington, New Zealand in 1948 She was named after New Zealand author Katherine Mansfield, her mother s favorite writer She grew up in Thailand, Switzerland, Myanmar, and India, as well as the U.S She studied English at UC Berkeley and got a Masters in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University She taught classes on Goddess Worship in Prehistory, Virginia Woolf, and the Female Hero Journey in Contemporary Women s Literature at various colleges and universities around the Bay Area Several of her classes continued as book groups for years.She is a poet and a peace activist.
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- Miami in Virgo
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- 08 May 2019 Sally Mansfield Abbott