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Kerstin Lieff came to the United States with her parents as an immigrant from Germany in 1952. She grew up in Minnesota and now calls Boulder her home. She is a recent graduate from Fairleigh Dickinson University where she received her Master's Degree in creative writing. Her first book, LETTERS FROM BERLIN, is a memoir of a young woman caught in the devastation of Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia, and was published in 2012. Kerstin has been accepted as a Teach For America secondary English teacher and is awaiting her placement to teach in the fall of 2013. She has two children, three grandchildren, and one dog.

If you are part of a book club, we would love to hear your feedback on Letters From Berlin!

It has been such a pleasure to participate in various book club meetings over the past two years. Last week I met with members of one of the book clubs affiliated with the Boulder Public
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date: November 30, 2013 01:00PM
location: Boulder Book Store, Boulder, CO, The United States
description: The Boulder Book Store is holding Sherman Alexie's Indies First Movement. Please check out this website: It will be an opportunity for authors to not only sign and sell our own books but also talk to people about our favorite writers and why we love to read them.

I will be at the Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl Street, Boulder, from 1:00 to 5:00 that day. Please come by any time during those hours.

Letters From Berlin by Kerstin Lieff
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