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A Polish Immigrant Embraces Her New Home

Book critic John Leonard reviews Eva Hoffman's new memoir, Lost in Translation, about the writer's childhood in Eastern Europe and later move to North America. Leonard says the book deserves the same praise as other literary memoirs like Nabokov's Speak, Memory and Kingston's The Woman Warrior.

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Other segments from the episode on January 10, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 10, 1989: Interview with Nestor Almendros; Commentary on the songwriting team Holland, Dozier, and Holland; Interview with Irma Thomas; Review of Eva Hoffman's…

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