Lissa Brown

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Lissa Brown honed her writing skills as a columnist and media consultant to legislative and gubernatorial candidates. She’s an award-winning public relations and marketing professional who has contributed articles to major publications for more than 30 years.
Writing as Leslie Brunetsky she authored Real Country: From the Fast Track to Appalachia, an award-winning memoir about her humorous experiences when she traded city life in New Jersey and Washington, DC for a log cabin in a southern Appalachian holler.
Now retired, she writes from her home in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Family Secrets: Three Generations, is her first novel.

Contact her at to arrange readings, book club appearances and signings.

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Family Secrets: Three Generations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
An ordinary, extraordinary relationship . . . Where does a young girl turn to survive family turmoil? Reading into a past she never knew, young Ellen Brodsky establishes a transformational relationship with Grandma Hannah. But who is this dead grandmother, and why is their connection so crucial to the survival of three generations of women?
Real Country: From the Fast Track to Appalachia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Two middle-aged women traded their city lives in the DC area for a log cabin in an Appalachian holler. Laugh with them as they try to adjust to life among the Southern mountain people.

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