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Debbie Lee Wesselmann's Books

Captivity by Debbie Lee Wesselmann
Feb.28.2008
Dana Armstrong is no ordinary primatologist. She was the little girl captured by the cameras of her father's doomed psychology experiment designed to bridge the species barrier by raising a chimpanzee as a member of his own family.  Decades later, the Armstrongs are a uniquely dysfunctional family. Dana devotes her life, often at the expense of intimacy, to rescuing and housing...
Trutor & the Balloonist by Debbie Lee Wesselmann
When Michelle Trutor escapes her violent domestic life for the Wharton home, she plans to write a biography of the deceased matriarch, Caroline.  But Caroline has left a web of riddles as guides to a secretive and nefarious life.  Trutor & the Ballooonist is a playful, engrossing, and suspenseful first novel about family, legacy, and inheritance, written with tremendous...
The Earth and the Sky by Debbie Lee Wesselmann
Wesselmann's debut collection contains richly varied stories with a wide range of cultural knowledge. Whether the setting in Taipei, Florence, the Andean foothills, or Tornado Alley in Texas and Oklahoma, hers is a curiousity directed at understanding events from different perspectives and a compassionate engagement with questions of the various forms of exile––moral, spiritual,...