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Deborah Sperberg
Deborah sperberg 2012

Full name

Deborah Hershey Sperberg

Presence at Shimer


Presence on Earth



Shimer College 1959


Mount Carroll period alum

Deborah sperberg 1959

Deborah Sperberg was a student at Shimer College in the early Great Books period, enrolling through early entrance and graduating in 1959. She subsequently also served as a member of the Board of Trustees.

Sperberg was one of three recipients of the First Annual Alumni Service Awards in 2012.[1]



Brief descriptionEdit

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Deborah Sperberg (b. 1939) is an American poet and naturalist, and former executive at IBM. Her works include I Say Yes and After We Say Yes. She is a graduate of Shimer College, where she enrolled via early entrance after her junior year of high school. She subsequently served on the Shimer Board of Trustees and received the school's Alumni Service Award in 2012. She lives with her husband in a passive-solar home of her own design in Borrego Springs, California, where she serves as a volunteer naturalist with the Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association. (from Shimer College Wiki)


  • Pomes for You and Me (often misspelled as "Poems for You and Me")
  • I Say Yes
  • After We Say Yes


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