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 www.lissabrownwrites.com to arrange readings, book club appearances and signings.
Published: November 20, 2011.
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?