Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen


Alabama native Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen moved to Paris from Manhattan in 1999 where she worked as a magazine editor for C++ and JOOP Magazines. Her articles appeared regularly in a variety of online publications such as Bonjour Paris, Café De La Soul, and Paris Woman Journal, until she launched her own webzine called Prissy Mag, which offers a unique view into every day French life, as seen through the eyes of Anglophones. Her debut novel Stockdale tells the tale of Cassie Taylor, a young heroine who longs to escape from the confines of small-town life. Her second book, Next of Kin was published in January 2011.

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Next of Kin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Every expatriate holds a special dread of an unexpected middle-of-the-night phone call. It usually means a loved one is gone and because of the distance, there's nothing the expat can do about it. American Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen learned that lesson the hard way. Lalisse-Jespersen, author of the novel Stockdale, is back, this time with the account of losing her father while living in Paris.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 95,200. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Coming of age
In Stockdale blacks live on one side of town and whites on the other. Cassie Taylor wants nothing more than to get out. Taught that she's not free to love whomever she pleases due to the color of her skin, she embarks on an unforgettable journey. In this tale of self-discovery, forbidden love and courage, find out what happens in a place where being black or white can mean absolutely everything.

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