Oleander Girl by Chitra Divakaruni
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Ancora Imparo--Still I am Learning (from Michelangelo)
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. I appreciate all my blessings
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Peace of mind. And lots of dark chocolate that doesn't make you gain weight.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. I'm too careful with money--comes out of being poor for several years while growing up