Kirsten Pursell

Kirsten Pursell

Celebrating where I've landed

Kirsten Pursell

@kirstenpursell -  Author

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Helena "Harvard" Schmitt could not leave her life on the mountain soon enough. A life of academic rigor at Harvard was made possible by her extraordinary athletic gift: running. Thor Himmel was the Harvard equivalent of a movie star: attractive, intelligent, and unattainable. As Helena and Thor r...

Jack Carp was the most sought after hand model in Los Angeles. Heartbroken by a recent break-up, he sets out to commit emotional suicide by drowning his sorrows in fast food. Instead of death by burger, he is discovered as the new face of Burger Barn, catapulting him to corporate icon status. Ad...

A story that is as relevant today as when it was written. Body image, identity, sense of belonging, and hope transcend this memoir. This is the story of a confident young girl who became a lost teenager, wanted to disappear, started to find herself, discovered love, was wild, reckless, and confu...

About me
A recent empty nester, I have returned to my passion of writing. Harvard and Company Clown are my first books. On Becoming Me: Memoir of an 80's Teenager based on my journals, diaries, poetry, and letters was just released. Mom, athlete, coach, writer. Me.
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