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  Anne Rice's 'Christ The Lord', Author Discusses Writing About Jesus As A 7-Year-Old - CBS News
Author Anne Rice has entertained millions of readers with her bestsellers, the "Vampire Chronicles." In her new book, "Christ the Lord," Rice makes a departure from her past and takes her readers into the world of 7-year-old Jesus to shed new light on Christ's life.
Rice returned to the Catholic Church after leaving it at the age of 18.
Author Anne Rice made her name writing about vampires, but in her new book, “Christ The Lord,” she takes her readers into the world of Jesus.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/11/01/earlyshow/leisure/books/main999907.shtml   (797 words)

  Anne Rice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rice's works have had a major influence on the "Goth" movement, and she has also published a number of works with sado-masochistic themes.
She was married to the late poet Stan Rice and is the mother of novelist Christopher Rice.
Rice was born and spent most of her life in New Orleans, Louisiana, the city that forms the background against which most of her stories take place.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anne_Rice   (1473 words)

 Profile: Anne Rice
Rice herself calls the book a novella, and at just 353 pages in a hard cover the size of an overgrown paperback, it's a pretty tight package.
Rice was vocal in her shock, telling anyone who would listen that she felt that Cruise had been badly miscast.
Rice continues to live and work in New Orleans with her husband, the poet and painter Stan Rice and their son Christopher.
www.januarymagazine.com /rice.html   (1870 words)

 New Orleans : Attractions : Anne Rice's New Orleans | Frommers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Love her or loathe her, Anne Rice is a one-woman cottage industry in New Orleans and one of the town's biggest boosters.
Anne Rice (née O'Brien) was born on October 4, 1941, in New Orleans to Irish parents.
Stan Rice died at the end of 2002, and this prompted Anne to eventually put her beloved Garden District home (along with her childhood home and most of her other New Orleans holdings) on the market, and move to the suburbs.
www.frommers.com /destinations/neworleans/0020021937.html   (1297 words)

 Anne Rice's reborn faith brings a new purpose, new direction
Anne Rice, pictured on the steps of Seattle's St. James Cathedral, found fame and fortune with her vampire novels.
Rice's new novel sits high on the best-seller list again, but that is all that seems the same in her life these days.
Anne Rice, following a period of biblical readings and personal reflections, found herself with "an overwhelming desire to go back to the church," which she did in 1998.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /books/250280_rice01.html   (1446 words)

 Anne Rice Interview with Don Swaim
Anne Rice reinvented vampire fiction, writing from the point of view of the immortal in her novels, Interview with the Vampire and The Vampire Lestat.
Anne Rice talks about the genre of horror and her historical novels, The Feast of All Saints and Cry to Heaven.
In a second interview in 1988, Anne Rice talks about her erotic novels, which were written under the pen names, A. Roquelaure and Anne Rampling.
wiredforbooks.org /annerice   (198 words)

 Alibris: Anne Rice
In Anne Rice's extraordinary fifth novel of "The Vampire Chronicles", irresistible antihero Lestat encounters his most dangerous adversary--the mysterious being Memnoch, who claims to be the Devil.
At the center of Anne Rice's new novel is the beautiful, unconquerable Merrick, a child--a witch with the power and magical knowledge of a Medea and a Circe.
Anne Rice continues her astonishing Vampire Chronicles in a new novel that begins where "Blackwood Farm" left off--and tells the story of Lestat's quest for redemption, goodness, and the love of Rowan Mayfair.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Rice,Anne   (1246 words)

On Oct. 31, 2003, three years short of her first novel’s thirtieth anniversary, Alfred A. Knopf was poised to release Anne Rice’s twenty-fifth novel, Blood Canticle, a tale that unites the Vampire Chronicles and the Mayfair Witches seriesÂ…a volume that Rice intends to serve as the capstone for both sagas.
Anne Rice spoke with interviewer Craig McDonald on Oct. 2, 2003.
Rice: Ten hours I think is really going to be fine for it and then maybe we will move into a sequel, because Blackwood Farmand Blood Canticle really function as sequels.
www.modestyarbor.com /anne.rice.html   (4108 words)

 Anne Rice Bookstore
Anne Rice gave her approval of this adaptation and said that comic books are part of reaching a popular audience.
Rice is really doing what she did as a devout young Catholic girl asked to imagine in detail what Christ's suffering felt like--it's just that her imagination ran away with her.
Rice deftly integrates the necessary back-story for new readers to enter her epic series, and the introduction of a few new voices adds a fresh perspective--and the promise of provocative future installments.
westwood.fortunecity.com /vuitton/403/annerice1.htm   (5693 words)

 Anne Rice | Vampires.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Anne Rice (born Howard Allen O'Brien on October 4, 1941), the second daughter of an Irish Catholic family, is an author of horror/fantasy stories, often about vampires, mummies and witches.
Rice's reputation was severely damaged by the blow, and she faced ridicule on several Internet sites and blogs due to her actions.
Rice has also stirred up some anger in her fan base with her total banning of fan fiction about her characters on FanFiction.net (http://www.fanfiction.net), in contrast to other authors such as Terry Pratchett and J. Rowling, who have been more accepting.
www.vampires.com /freelinking/Anne+Rice   (777 words)

 Croatoan Fanfic - Where has Anne Rice fanfiction gone?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
After five years Anne Rice abruptly changed her mind and let the fanfic authors know it by way of her lawyers.
Anne Rice does not want you writing fanfiction and she has the money to make you stop.
Given the sheer volume of Anne Rice fanfiction that has been written (and, as the above question shows, that people are perhaps continuing to write) it is obviously false to say that all Anne Rice based fanfic has disappeared off of the world wide web.
www.angelfire.com /rant/croatoan   (1220 words)

 Anne Rice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
When the Visigoths sack his city, Marius is there; with the resurgence of the glory that was Rome, he is there, still searching for his lost love Pandora, but bewitched in turn by Botticelli, by the Renaissance beauty Bianca, with her sordid secrets, and by the boy he calls Amadeo.
Criss-crossing through the stories of other vampires from Rice’s glorious Pantheon of the undead, haunted by Pandora and by his alter ego Mael, tracked by the Talamasca, the tale of Marius, the self-styled guardian of `those who must be kept’ is the most wondrous and mindblowing of them all.
Having lost her mother when she was 15 years old and later on a daughter to leukaemia, Anne Rice created tales of vampires and everlasting life to help her through the pain.
www.twbooks.co.uk /authors/annerice.html   (899 words)

 About Anne Rice
Anne Rice was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Rice continued her vampire saga in The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned, The Tale of the Body Thief and Memnoch the Devil.
Rice lives in New Orleans with her husband, poet and painter Stan Rice, and son Christopher.
www.randomhouse.com /features/annerice/author.html   (234 words)

 CNN.com - Anne Rice on N.O.: 'It is a cataclysm' - Sep 15, 2005
CNN.com - Anne Rice on N.O.: 'It is a cataclysm' - Sep 15, 2005
(CNN) -- Anne Rice's novels, including "Interview With the Vampire" and "The Queen of the Damned," are a stew of horror, overt eroticism and lush, atmospheric settings -- often located in her hometown of New Orleans.
Rice demurred when asked about her reaction to various governments' evacuation and support procedures, issues that have roused great ire in recent weeks.
www.cnn.com /2005/SHOWBIZ/books/09/14/anne.rice   (644 words)

 Bookworm's Lair - Anne Rice
She tells the story of the vampires Lestat, Louis and Claudia for once not from the perspective of the hunters and victims, as it was common until then, but from the vampires point of view.
Anne Rice's richly told novel weaves an irresistible story of two worlds: the witches' world and the vampires' world, where magical powers and otherworldly fascinations are locked together in a dance of seduction, death, and rebirth."
Anne Rice has lost her interest in Lestat, Louis and the Mayfairs and wants to pursue other topics.
www.bookwormslair.de /rice_e.htm   (3897 words)

 Anne Rice's The Feast of All Saints   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Rice created a picture of a unique level of Creole society, the gens de couleur libre (free people of color), in her native New Orleans.
Rice interweaves two parallel stories: that of the illegitemate children of Ferronaire, and what befalls Ferronaire himself at the hand of his wife and his legitimate son.
Rice tells the story swiftly, giving her narrative a propulsive energy that is matched by the colorful characters and events.
www.culturevulture.net /Movies3/FeastofAllSaints.htm   (1000 words)

 Interview with a Penitent - Christianity Today Magazine
Rice has also written historical novels, as well as pornography and erotica under the names "A. Roquelaure" and "Anne Rampling." Her books are widely assigned in high school and college English and philosophy classes.
When she read Rice's manuscript, Victoria Wilson, then a new editor at Knopf, remembers "feeling my pulse quicken." "Anne was writing about good and evil," she says, "being on the outside and what that experience was like." Wilson bought the book, which enjoyed modest success.
As she researched the New Testament, Rice was particularly impressed by N. Wright, the prolific bishop of Durham and the author of The Resurrection of the Son of God.
www.christianitytoday.com /ct/2005/012/11.50.html   (2236 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Features -- Anne Rice's rebirth
Author Anne Rice is surrounded by religious artwork in her La Jolla villa, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean.
Rice left the Catholic Church when she was 18.
What remains to be known is whether Rice's fervent fans, including the cultic, fl-robed ones that made Gothic pilgrimages to her New Orleans mansion, will follow her out of the dark side to her religious enlightenment.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/features/20051103-9999-lz1c03rice.html   (1961 words)

 Amazon.com: Complete Vampire Chronicles (Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned, The ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Anne Rice revamped the vampire-horror genre with the publication of "Interview with the Vampire," a supernational drama from the vampire's own mouth.
I first heard of Anne Rice 11 years ago when her famous book was being released as a motion picture, Interview with the Vampire, of course.
Anne Rice's writing is also very detailed and stunning, as it always is. Through Lestat's words readers see his change from a man to an immortal and the world he enters into after having to destroy his master.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0345385403?v=glance   (3252 words)

 Anne Rice: Biography
Anne Rice was born and raised in New Orleans, and uses the city in many of her novels.
Her mother died when she was young, and her first child died at the age of five from leukemia in 1972.
Lestat, the main vampire in the chronicles, is described as Rice's bad-self, questioning the boundaries of good and evil, and helping her to overcome her anxiety.
www.wsu.edu /~delahoyd/rice.bio.html   (862 words)

 Erotica by Anne Rice
Rice said that she's proud to call the Beauty books pornography; That the books are about fantasies filled with satin, silk and perfume.
Rice said she was surprised and pleased with the response from those who objected to the library's decision.
Rice said she has been pleased by the positive response from people who have read the Beauty books - mothers and daughters, children who ask her to sign their parents' books and couples who read the books in bed.
www.veinotte.com /anne/e.htm   (617 words)

 Amazon.com: Merrick (Vampire Chronicles): Books: Anne Rice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Louis made Claudia a vampire in Rice's classic Interview with the Vampire, in which she was destroyed, and now he's obsessed with raising her ghost to make amends and seek guidance from the beyond.
Anne Rice tries to meld her two most popular series in "Merrick," where the Mayfair Witches and the seductive vampires collide.
Anne Rice continues her legendary Vampire Chronicles with this sumptuous and luxurient entry, which marks the return of Louis Du Pointe Du Lac as well as the ghost of woman-child Claudia.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0679454489?v=glance   (2149 words)

 New York Daily News - Daily Dish & Gossip - Rice's latest novel: Interview with a Messiah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Anne Rice has found God - and her legion of devoted fans will have to get used to life without her blood-soaked vampire novels.
Rice's long-awaited book is titled "Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt" and is about the 7-year-old Jesus, narrated by Christ himself.
Rice, 65, who returned to the Catholic Church after a life-threatening medical scare, now plans to write three sequels about the life of Christ.
www.nydailynews.com /news/gossip/story/358672p-305558c.html   (266 words)

 PAL: Anne Rice (1941- )
Haggerty, George E. "Anne Rice and the Queering of Culture." Novel 32.1 (Fall 1998): 5-18.
Roberts, Bette B. "The Historical Novels of Anne Rice." 197-213.
Anne Rice and Sexual Politics: The Early Novels.
www.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap10/rice_anne.html   (211 words)

 Everything Anne Rice
The Immortals of Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles have come together at Affirmations Eternal in order to interact with mortals who wish to come to understand their nocturnal world more fully.
Site with everything pertaining to Anne Rice; the vampire chronicles, the lives of the Mayfair witches, single novels, movies, tv series', Anne Rice and her family.
Anne Rice fan art dedicated to the lives of the Mayfair Witches.
c.webring.com /hub?ring=everythinganneri   (497 words)

 Anne Rice writes about Jesus, 'Christ the Lord,' from vampires to Jesus -- Beliefnet.com
Anne Rice has nailed her vampire novels into a coffin.
Rice's use of the supernatural allowed her to look back into history for baroque settings as well as contemporary ones for her stories.
Raised a Catholic in 1940s and 1950s New Orleans, that childhood experience of a gumbo of cultures strongly spiced by religion gave her a keen awareness of the beauty of faith.
www.beliefnet.com /story/178/story_17806_1.html   (663 words)

 USATODAY.com - Novelist Anne Rice moving to the suburbs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Novelist Anne Rice, whose life and stories of vampires have become synonymous with New Orleans, is taking off for the suburbs as part of her goal of "simplifying my life."
A posting on Rice's Web site doesn't disclose where she'll be living, but The Times-Picayune, quoting unnamed friends and associates, reported Friday that her destination is a gated community in Jefferson Parish, a major suburb of New Orleans.
Stan Rice, a poet and painter, died of brain cancer in December 2002.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2004-01-30-anne-rice-burbs_x.htm   (314 words)

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