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If they make my book into a film, here's who I'd like to play the lead role(s):Learn more about the book and author at Kim Barnes's website.
Virginia (Gin) McPhee (main character—an adventuress young wife from Oklahoma who doesn’t like to obey): Saoirse Ronan.
Mason McPhee (Gin’s handsome, idealistic husband—an oilfield roughneck rising through the ranks): Armie Hammer.
Ruthie Doucet (Gin’s best friend—a woman who has been around and knows the ropes): Tina Fey.
Lucky Doucet (Ruthie’s Cajun husband—a rough veteran of the oilfields): a beefy George...[read on]
Barnes's books include the novel Finding Caruso and two memoirs, In the Wilderness: Coming of Age in Unknown Country—a finalist for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize—Hungry for the World, and A Country Called Home.
The Page 69 Test: A Country Called Home.
The Page 69 Test: In the Kingdom of Men.
Writers Read: Kim Barnes.
My Book, The Movie: In the Kingdom of Men.