Julia Scheeres
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Julia Scheeres

Julia Scheeres is the author of the New York Times bestseller Jesus Land, a memoir about her relationship with her adopted black brother David. The brother and sister grew up in a small Indiana town and, as teens, were sent to a Christian reform school in the Dominican Republic together. The book explores the themes of race, fundamentalist religion, and the sustaining bond of sibling love. Her second book, A Thousand Lives, will be published by Free Press in October 2011. She lives in Berkeley, California with her husband and two daughters and works at the San Francisco Writers Grotto.
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