The Nun And The Bum portrays an unlikely love story of Aneesa Haddad and Andrew LeBouef. She is born of Syrian parents, spends sixteen happy years as a teaching nun, falls in love with her pastor, leaves convent, leaves him, embarks on a peace-making journey of Arabs and Jews. All’s well except for missing soul mate. One day there he is disguised by his own strike-out.
About the Author
Adele Azar-Rucquoi obtained her B.A. from Manhattanville College in New York and her Masters in Religious Education from Barry University in Miami, Florida. Raised in a Syrian-American family, Adele entered the Sisters of St. Joseph and worked as a teaching nun
for sixteen years. Afterward she directed the Central Florida Chapter
of the International Thomas Merton Society. With poet-husband, Jim, Adele taught courses in creativity at Florida’s Rollins College. Her articles have appeared in Spirituality and Health, Orlando Life, America magazines. Adele is an active member of the Mt Dora Writers Guild. The Nun and The Bum is Adele’s first foray into fiction.
Jim Rucquoi was born in Brussels and raised in New York. He holds degrees from Georgetown (BS) and Columbia University (MBA), and has been a Naval Air Intelligence officer, Madison Avenue account executive, and professor of marketing and advertising at City University of New York. Later, after leaving professional work, he devoted his life to performance poetry. He now spends time creating videos and photography for mother earth and friends to include his blog:www.shemovesme.com