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Rosemary Kirstein

Rosemary Kirstein(1953- )
Rosemary Kirstein was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, the first US-born child of German immigrants, and grew up in Connecticut, where she studied music education at Central Connecticut University for a while before dropping out to work as a musician and songwriter. In the ’80s she moved to Greenwich Village and worked as a folk singer, holding various odd jobs, then became a computer programmer. She has supported herself with a variety of information technology jobs, including programming, technical writing, tech support, and user training.

The Steerswoman’s Road: A travelogue

The Steerswoman’s Road by Rosemary Kirstein

Some books are like a wild, whitewater rafting adventure that ends with a huge cascading waterfall. The Steerswoman’s Road is more like drifting down a slowly meandering river on an inner tube. This is an omnibus edition of the first two novels in the series, The Steerswoman and The Outskirter’s Secret.

Rowan is a Steerswoman. The Steerswomen and men must answer any question asked of them truthfully. Any question they ask in return must also be answered. Failure to answer a question will place a person under ban and they may never ask a question of a Steerswoman again.

The Steerswomen are the knowledge gatherers of their world. In The Steerswoman, Rowan is attempting to track the origin of some strange blue jewels that have been found in scattered locations when sh... Read More