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Martin Cruz Smith Discusses Writing about the Soviet Union.

Writer Martin Cruz Smith. His latest novel, Polar Star, is his sequel to his 1981 best-seller Gorky Park. In Polar Star, Cruz Smith revives Arkady Renko, the intrepid police investigator hero of Gorky Park. Smith is also the author of Stallion Gate, a novel about the making of the atomic bomb. (Interview with Sedge Thomson)


Other segments from the episode on August 25, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 25, 1989: Interview with Loudon Wainwright, III; Commentary on "world music"; Interview with Martin Cruz Smith; Review of the film "Naked Gun."


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