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Guatemalan Novelist Arturo Arias

Arias advocates for writers who dissent against repressive governments. He lives in the United States, but occasionally returns to his home country. His newest novel, After the Bombs, about a young boy growing up in a politically unstable Guatemala City, has just been published in English.

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Other segments from the episode on October 25, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 25, 1990: Interview with Victor Navasky; Review of the Vaughan Brothers' album "Family Style"; Interview with Arturo Arias; Review of the film "Tune in Tomorrow."

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