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A Married Couple's Novel Collaborations

Writers Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich work together to complete their acclaimed books; however, whoever writes the first draft gets their name on the cover. The couple joins Fresh Air to discuss their marriage and upbringing in Native American communities.


Other segments from the episode on May 28, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 28, 1987: Interview with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich; Commentary on the Beatles; Interview with Jay Tarses; Review of the film "Beverly Hills Cop II."


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