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Abraham Rodriguez on Capturing the South Bronx on the Page

The debut writer's first book of short stories is "The Boy Without a Flag: Tales of The South Bronx." It's an autobiographical collection about the people in his neighborhood. He has said, "I write about the rancid underbelly of the American Dream." He's also in a punk rock band called Urgent Fury.


Other segments from the episode on September 14, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 14, 1992: Interview with Abraham Rodriquez; Review of Betty Carter's albums "It's Not About the Melody" and "I Can't Help It"; Interview with David Clennon.


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