Denise Gelberg


Writer, teacher, Brooklyn native, Denise Gelberg. devotes herself to writing about the things that occupy her thoughts during long swims and runs. An advocate for children, she has written about the current state of education reform in the United States, including the book The Business of Reforming American Schools (SUNY Press). Fertility, her debut novel, tells the story of a sterile, brilliant, workaholic attorney whose life is changed by a medical malpractice case involving a newborn infant. Her latest book, Engagement, provides a glimpse into the complexities of the Iraq War as seen through the eyes of a conservative-leaning West Point cadet and his liberal fiancée.

Denise Gelberg lives with her husband and two dogs on fourteen acres of rolling hillside ten miles west of Ithaca, New York.

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Engagement: A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,880. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
A powerful love story of an idealistic second lieutenant and his new wife unfolding against the tapestry of the America's long and complex war in Iraq.
Fertility: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,240. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
A riveting story about two bright, young professionals who are as damaged by the modern world as they are successful. Fertility shows how small missteps can alter the course of a life forever. This is a book that will stay with you long after reading the last page.

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