Every day, from the age of 4 to 15, Rice and her grandmother went to the Shrine of the Perpetual Help. She was educated by nuns, in classes where boys and girls were segregated. At another stratum, Rice still struggles with her anger toward the church. I thought, how will I ever understand all this? Rice was well into her 30s when she began reinventing the ritual of her religion, mixing it with the mythology she was stunned to discover predated Roman Catholicism by thousands of years when she finally read Joseph Campbell and Gordon Frazier. Stan Rice had sped into the tenure track as a professor at San Francisco State.
Something else happened. In , the Rices lost their 6-year-old daughter Michelle to an adult form of leukemia that seldom afflicts children. They wave away the rock star Lestat, the introspective Louis. Who cares, these scholarly reviewers ask, about creatures who sleep in coffins? Often to the chagrin of editors who wanted to truncate her prose, she labored over her descriptions and dialogue.
The legacy of her love for British writers influenced her as positively as her antipathy for the Catholic Church did negatively. Rice still longs for the credibility of writers like Alice Adams or Diane Johnson.
She has written several novels under a pseudonym, Anne Rampling. Using another nom de plume, A. Always, she knows the name of a book before she embarks upon its contents.
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