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Deborah Larsen

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Deborah Larsen grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and currently lives in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. She teaches writing at Gettysburg College, where she holds the Merle S. Boyer Chair.

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The Tulip and the Pope
A Nun's Story
Written by Deborah Larsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $14.00

In the heat of midsummer, in 1960, nineteen-year-old Deborah and several other young women share a cab to a convent on the Iowa bluffs of the Mississippi River. The girls, passionate to become nuns, heedless of all they are leaving behind, smoke their last cigarettes along the way and enter their... Read more >
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The Tulip and the Pope
A Nun's Story
Written by Deborah Larsen


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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The White

Written by Deborah Larsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $12.95

In 1758, when Mary Jemison is about sixteen, a Shawnee raiding party captures her Irish family near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Mary is the only one not killed and scalped. She is instead given to two Seneca sisters to replace their brother who was killed by whites. Emerging slowly from shock, Mary—now named... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The White

Written by Deborah Larsen


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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