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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rebecca Anne Rasmussen  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Spring Green, Wisconsin

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Illinois Connection

Rebecca spent her childhood living between Spring Green and Northfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rasmussen began writing early. Her short stories have appeared in TriQuarterly and Mid-American Review magazines. She was a finalist in the 30 Below contest of Narrative Magazine. She was also a finalist in the Family Matters contest of Glimmer Train magazine. Rebecca currently teaches writing at the University of California in Los Angeles.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The Bird sisters :
ISBN: 0307717976. OCLC Number: 502158722

Crown Publishers,. .

As elderly women, sisters Twiss and Milly live alone in the house where they grew up in Spring Green, Wis. They spend their days tending to injured birds and roaming their land, lost in memories. For Milly, there is the constant reminder of what could have been. Twiss spent her childhood happily trailing behind their golf-pro father, but Milly dreamed about a family and children that never happened. There was hope for a young Milly, until an accident strips their father of his golfing abilities and sets in motion a series of events that rips apart the already unstable family.