Debra Dean

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Debra Dean
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Genrenovel, non-fiction

Debra Lynn Dean (born 1957)[1] is an American writer, best known for her 2006 novel, The Madonnas of Leningrad.

Life[edit]

Dean was born and brought up in Seattle, and studied English and Drama at Whitman College, graduating in 1980.[2] She then trained as an actress in New York City,[3] where she married another actor, and worked mostly in theatre until returning to her home area to study for a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Oregon. She now teaches creative writing at Florida International University, where she is an associate professor of English.[4][5]

Works[edit]

  • The Madonnas of Leningrad (New York: William Morrow, 2006, ISBN 9780060825300, OCLC 780026459)[6][7]
  • Confessions of a Falling Woman (New York: HarperCollins, 2008, ISBN 9780060825324, OCLC 924436770)
  • The Mirrored World (New York: Harper Perennial, 2013, ISBN 9780061231469, OCLC 813286531)[8]
  • Hidden Tapestry: Jan Yoors, His Two Wives, and the War That Made Them One (Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 2018, ISBN 9780810136830, OCLC 1004512034)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birth year from Worldcat, accessed 2018-05-28.
  2. ^ "Debra Dean". Marly Rusoff Literary Agency. Retrieved 2018-05-26.
  3. ^ Liane Hansen (April 2, 2006). "The Force of Memory: 'Madonnas of Leningrad'". NPR Books. Retrieved 2018-05-26.
  4. ^ "Debra Dean — News at FIU - Florida International University". news.fiu.edu. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  5. ^ "Debra Lynn Dean". Faculty directory. Florida International University. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  6. ^ Seymenliyska, Elena (2006-07-01). "Review: The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  7. ^ "The Force of Memory: 'Madonnas of Leningrad'". NPR.org. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  8. ^ "'The Mirrored World': the clash of faith and reason in 1700s St. Petersburg". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2018-05-26.

External links[edit]

External audio
Journey From A Life Of Privilege To The Slums of Russia, WLRN, Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary - June 18, 2013