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Rebecca Rasmussen and The Bird Sisters

Rebecca Rasmussen and The Bird Sisters

Acclaimed as magical, graceful, and poetic, Rebecca Rasmussen makes a spring debut with her novel, The Bird Sisters on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. And, with birds on the wing to our homes, what perfect timing! Lyrical in her writing, the author is also precise and clear about the focus of her story. The book’s idea came from two questions: Rebecca’s curiosity about her grandmother’s family history, and what does it mean to be home and to stay there? For Rebecca,…

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Guest Rebecca Rasmusssen on Semper Fi
(In Other Words: Have Some Heart, Rebecca)

Guest Rebecca Rasmusssen on Semper Fi
(In Other Words: Have Some Heart, Rebecca)

[Where does perseverance, confidence, and belief in always doing one’s best come from? In today’s guest post, debut novelist Rebecca Rasmussen (The Bird Sisters coming April 12, 2011) shares her personal learning experience.] Semper Fi (In Other Words: Have Some Heart, Rebecca) The first time I walked off the course and back to the starting line I felt justified in my choice to quit. I was in terrible pain. I had lost my breath. I had cramps in my legs,…

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The Revealing of Rebecca Rasmussen

The Revealing of Rebecca Rasmussen

The talented Rebecca Rasmussen introduces readers to her beloved state of Wisconsin as she pays fictional homage to her grandmother in the debut novel, The Bird Sisters coming April 12, 2011. This one sentence describes the book: The Bird Sisters is a lush and moving story about discovery and disappointment, failing and forgiveness, and the enduring bond of family. And critical praise follows: From Publisher’s Weekly: “Achingly authentic and almost completely character driven, the story of the sisters depicts the…

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