In a dim backroom of a mud hut in Save, 82-year-old Teresa Nyirabutunda sits propped upright in bed by her daughter, Francine.
Turns out, both men are married to women named Francine and have sons of similar ages.
Francine Pascal's Sweet Valley High series sold 250 million copies and made '80s teens swoon.
Francine Prose, in a testament to her talents, has managed to create a wartime saga that is both original and epic.
Gus, Francine, Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen and Michael London called to tell me I was hired for the part.
He was too deeply preoccupied to notice that he had advanced perilously near Francine's window.
Her voice dropped so low that Francine could hardly hear her.
"Francine, I have thought much," said the Comte, with a conciliatory look.
Francine's hesitation vanished—she accepted the proposition.
She was fair was Francine, fair and lovely, which is not usual.