Michigan Monday – Christopher Paul Curtis

This is the second in a series inspired by fellow blogger Catherine Beeman. Catherine is an avid reader and book reviewer with ten years of bookselling experience. We will be sharing a series of Catherine’s Michigan Monday for the next five weeks.

Michigan Author Christopher Paul Curtis

One of Michigan’s best-known and most highly commended authors, Christopher Paul Curtis, was born and raised in Flint. He was the second oldest in a family of five. He was a graduate of Flint Southwestern High School and went to the University of Michigan at the Flint campus.


He used Flint, Michigan as the setting in his books, including; The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 and Bucking the Sarge. Christopher worked the line at General Motors at Fisher Body Plant.

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