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About the author:
David Michael O'Quinn was born on Saturday May 1, 1976. He grew up openly gay as a Black kid in the predominantly straight, predominantly White of Feeding Hills, MA. It was there he began channeling all the dramas and life lessons he learned into words of poetry.
After high school he immediately enrolled at Western New England University in Springfield, MA determined to earn his Bachelors in Business Management all the while still writing as his creative outlet. His goal was to own his own production company where he could write/act/produce his words of poetry had changed into short stories and screenplays.
At the age of 30 after living and working in Western MA his entire life, he decided to move further east to the Boston suburb of Quincy, MA. While there he picked up his writing again and even got bit by the acting taking up background extra work on major movies shooting in the Boston area. He moved back to the Boston area in October 2014.
Following the death a close friend he moved back to Western MA where he currently resides. Realizing life was short he picked up the one project he'd written on and off since college. In 2011 he completed this book; fulfilling a life long dream.
Who I Am and What I Want
David Michael O'Quinn
Desiré Andersen has gotten her life back together, after a tumultuous childhood and a disastrous relationship with a pimp ex-boyfriend. But just as she begins her ascent up the retail management chain, one night changes her life. It not only forces her to confront her past, but makes her choose how to shape her future.
"The Ice Princess" is the journey of how Desiré hit rock bottom and managed to pull herself back up.
"The Family Portraits" tells the story of how she met the Andersens and how Desiré Taylor Andersen came to be.
"The It Girl" details her journey from obscurity to Academy Award nominated Actress.
- Publication Date:
- Apr 11 2012
- 1463765037 / 9781463765033
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Gay