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Shelly Fraser Mickle

Biography

Shelly Fraser Mickle

Shelley Fraser
Mickle was born in l944, and grew up in Arkansas and Tennessee. The
mother of two grown children and the wife of a pediatric
neurosurgeon, she now lives in Florida on a farm with her three
horses, two dogs, one cat, and eight cows. Her first novel, THE
QUEEN OF OCTOBER, was a l989 New York Times Notable Book;
her second novel, REPLACING DAD, became a CBS movie and is now
frequently shown on the Hallmark Channel, starring Mary McDonnell
and teen heartthrob Eric von Detten.


Shelley began reading her humorous essays on National Public Radio
in l995, and her collection of some of these was published in 2000,
titled The Kids Are Gone; The Dog Is Depressed &
Mom's on the Loose. She also writes a weekly newspaper
column called "Novel Conversations" which works like a book
club.

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