Patricia O'Sullivan

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Patricia O'Sullivan is the author of three historical novels about the Sephardic Jewish experience in the New World: Hope of Israel, Legend of the Dead, and A Notable Occupation. In 2014, she published her first new adult novel, Awesome Justice. She lives in Mississippi with her family. ...more

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Patricia O'Sullivan I love to learn, and writing prompts me to do research on all kinds of topics I never would have learned about otherwise.
Patricia O'Sullivan Read widely - not just in a particular genre or time period. Watch and listen - always be thinking of how you would describe a smell or a person's cha…moreRead widely - not just in a particular genre or time period. Watch and listen - always be thinking of how you would describe a smell or a person's character and listen to how people speak so you can get a feel for idioms and accents and realistic dialogue. Finally, write and be prepared to rewrite and to set your project aside so you can come at it with fresh eyes.(less)
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Hope of Israel

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Legend of the Dead

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Awesome Justice

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A Notable Occupation

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Volatile Memories

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The Irish Rascals: ''Our Ga...

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“She knew that she must sit quietly and patiently and, like her beloved butterflies, eventually he would come to rest.”
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“She knew that she must sit quietly and patiently and, like her beloved butterflies, eventually he would come to rest.”
Patricia O'Sullivan, Hope of Israel

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