Thursday, February 11, 2021

Q&A with Lori Banov Kaufmann

From my Q&A with Lori Banov Kaufmann, author of Rebel Daughter:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

The title Rebel Daughter refers to Esther, a real-life character who lived through events which changed the course of human history. She was captured during the Roman siege of Jerusalem in the first-century and ended her life as a freed slave in Rome. The book is my attempt to bring her remarkable story to life.

Of course, women in ancient times didn’t have the freedom we’re used to today so the word ‘rebel’ must be viewed in the context of that time. Sexism was not only alive and well, it was considered necessary for the proper functioning of society. And I was absolutely committed to writing a book that was historically accurate. I felt an obligation not only to Esther, but to...[read on]
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Q&A with Lori Banov Kaufmann.

--Marshal Zeringue