And with good reason. Kate is an ordained minister and the Maine Warden Service's first chaplain, but her own life story begs to be made into a movie (and no doubt will be). Here's a local news item that sums it up pretty well, plus there are nice pix of Kate herself.
Kate's not a tyro writer — her first novel came out in 1990 — and it's the purity of her prose style as much as her remarkable story and insights that got me at One. Check it out.
-- posted by Liz Hand