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The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family is a family saga about an extraordinary New England Family, covering three hundred years of Lowells from the 1600s through the 1900s. With so many generations of Lowells portrayed in my book – I have a four-page “cast of characters” in the first pages of the book to keep everyone straight – I think it would be fun to have the same actors and actresses playing succeeding generations of Lowells. For example, Ralph Fiennes could play Percival, the first Lowell in America, who came at the age of 68 to start over in the new world; and he could also play the 17th century Reverend Lowell, big-hearted preacher; and also the Percival born in 1855, for whom the planet Pluto was named.Visit Nina Sankovitch's website.
Christian Bale could play Judge John Lowell, American revolutionary and early litigator on behalf of the right of all men to be free, as well as the Judge’s fiery grandson James Russell Lowell, 19th century poet and abolitionist; Bill Nighy could play the Reverend Charles Lowell, Boston minister who appeared alongside Frederick Douglass fighting against slavery, and also play Lawrence Lowell, 20th century president of Harvard. I would love to have Michael...[read on]
My Book, The Movie: The Lowells of Massachusetts.