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Ann-Marie MacDonald - Quotes

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Some people talk about children wanting to be born as though somewhere out there in the collective unconscious there's a spirit, or a thought or an idea that wants to be born. And I sometimes feel that way about stories... that they're there and they want to be told. ---->>>

I started my career as an actor, then morphed into a playwright who accidentally became a novelist with my first book 'Fall On Your Knees.' ---->>>

I grew up moving around because my dad was in the Air Force - I think this has carried over into my work in that I like to hop around from one medium to another. ---->>>

In terms of the secrets that imbue and underlie 'Fall on Your Knees', they were as much of a mystery to me as I was creating the story as they are to the readers. ---->>>

'Fall on Your Knees' is really a story about secrets and family, and the idea that there are some stories or truths that need to be expressed. ---->>>

You can tell a lot about a person by the people who work for them. ---->>>

I grew up in a family where the love of stories is very strong. And there's also a love of performance. I think one reason stories were so important in my family was that we moved around a lot. ---->>>

Reading was such a formative part of my childhood (along with 'Loony Tunes'), that it is difficult to pin point the most influential book. But, under an interrogation light I would probably have to say 'Jane Eyre' by Charlotte Bronte. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 10-29, 1958
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Occupation: Playwright
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Ann-Marie MacDonald (born October 29, 1958) is a Canadian playwright, novelist, actress and broadcast host who lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The daughter of a member of Canada's military, she was born at an air force base near Baden-Baden, West Germany. She is of Lebanese descent through her mother (wikipedia)