Today we welcome Lee Carver, former missionary and writer, to 3 Questions Wednesday.
(1) What is your favorite book? [Bible excluded]
Lee: Let me say that my favorite type of book is one in which the main character rises above powerful circumstances. Think of a character who rises from poverty and crises through hard work and education to become successful. But one of the most moving, brilliantly written recent novels is Kellie Coates Gilbert’s Mother of Pearl. Thank heaven I never had her challenges.
(2) If you could walk into any book, what literary character would you want to be?
Lee: I’ve had a remarkable life and wouldn’t want to trade with anyone. And while historical books are great reading, I’d never choose to go back to outhouses and corsets. I always wanted to be a doctor, so make me one of Dr. Richard Mabry’s strong heroines. Yeah, that would be so fine.
(3) If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Lee: I have lived in seven countries and traveled to over forty, so this isn’t a snap question. How about the Amalfi coast of Italy in a car without a tour guide? And I’d like to take a European river cruise after brushing up on my French and German.
Thank you, Lee, for joining us on 3 Questions Wednesday! Please leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Flying for Jesus in a free Kindle download.
Lee Carver and her husband served as volunteer missionaries for six years while he was a bush pilot in the Brazilian Amazon. She ran their home as a free missionary guesthouse. A free PDF download of her book, Flying for Jesus, is available from her web sites.
Lee lived in seven countries and studied nine languages during her husband’s career as an international bank executive. She taught biology and chemistry, and now serves as a Stephen Minister, mentor to a challenged elementary student, sings in the choir, and crochets for the Prayer Shawl Ministry. She is a member of ACFW and president of its DFW Ready Writers Chapter.